Perfect Pear Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps
You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Perfect Pear Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps a try. One serving contains 468 calories, 34g of protein, and 31g of fat. This gluten free and dairy free recipe serves 4. Head to the store and pick up mint leaves, asian pear, asian chili sauce, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes.
Toss chopped Asian pear with lime juice; set aside. .
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is shimmering, add garlic, red onion and green onions, and saut 2 to 3 minutes or until fragrant.
Add turkey and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink, stirring to crumble.
Whisk together peanut butter, dressing, and chili sauce.
Add to turkey mixture in skillet and cook, stirring often, until liquid is absorbed.
Remove from heat; add pear mixture to turkey mixture, stirring gently.
Spoon mixture evenly into lettuce leaves and top with carrots, chopped peanuts and fresh mint.
Recommended wine: Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, Riesling
Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Riesling are great choices for Asian. The best wine for Asian food depends on the cuisine and dish - of course - but these acidic whites pair with a number of traditional meals, spicy or not. The Leo Steen Saini Vineyard Chenin Blanc with a 4.4 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 24 dollars per bottle.
Leo Steen Saini Vineyard Chenin BlancLike being transported to a spring meadow, this lovely wine displays enticing aromas of chamomile, lemon verbena, thyme and zesty citrus. On the long, refreshing palate, excellent natural acidity and wet gravel minerality bring beautiful energy to the wine, carrying flavors of green apple and Anjou pear to a bright, focused finish.