Thai turkey with lettuce & rice recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 686 calories / serving
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Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Meanwhile, to make the Thai spice mixture, put the roughly chopped lemongrass, red onion and garlic, the deseeded and chopped chilli, and the root ginger into a small food processor. Whizz until you have a coarse paste.

Add the turkey mince to the hot pan, stirring occasionally until browned and thoroughly cooked with no pink showing. This should take about 5 minutes. Add the lime juice to the turkey, along with the Thai spice mixture, chilli powder and fish sauce. Stir the mixture until everything is thoroughly combined.

Meanwhile, cook the rice following the pack instructions. While the rice is cooking, roughly chop the mint and coriander leaves and separate the little gem lettuce leaves.

Stir the herbs into the turkey and serve with the lettuce leaves and rice.

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  • Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 lemongrass stalks, roughly chopped
  • 1 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • small piece root ginger, grated or chopped
  • 1 x 633g pack turkey mince
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 x 250g packs microwaveable basmati rice
  • handful mint leaves
  • handful coriander leaves
  • 2 little gem lettuce Seasonal ingredient
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  • Calories
    686
    34%
  • Sugar
    4g
    4%
  • Fat
    6g
    9%
  • Saturates
    1.5g
    8%
  • Salt
    1.8g
    30%
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