Asian Turkey Salad


This recipe was inspired by Food & Wine Magazine. This is the perfect salad for summer – spicy and healthy! Served it with some brown basmati rice and you have the perfect meal.

1 tsp vegetable oil
4 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced
2 jalapeños, minced
2 lemon grass stocks, center past only, minced
1 lb ground turkey
2 TBSP plus 1 teaspoon Asian fish sauce
Salt & pepper
3 Thai peppers, thinly sliced
2 TBSP fresh lime juice
Lettuce leaves, torn
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 c torn Thai basil leaves
1/4 c torn mint leaves

In a large skillet heat oil add garlic, jalapeño & lemon grass, cook for 2 minutes. Add turkey and brown. Add 1 tsp fish sauce and a little chicken stock if the turkey gets dry.

Combine 2 TBSP fish oil, lime juice and Thai peppers. Toss with lettuce.

Serve turkey on lettuce with onions, basil and mint.

Serves 4.