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Five-Spice Turkey & lettuce Wraps

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Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun and tasty wraps make for appealing appetizers or well-proportioned meal that is perfect for entertaining!

Ingredients

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup instant brown rice
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 large red bell pepper, finely diced
1 8-ounce can water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 heads Boston lettuce, leaves separated
1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs such as cilantro, basil, mint, and/or chives
1 large carrot shredded

Instructions

1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add rice; reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add turkey and ginger, cook, crumbling with a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through (about 6 minutes). Stir in the cooked rice, bell pepper, water chestnuts, broth, hoisin sauce, five-spice powder and salt. Cook until heated through, about 1 minute.
3. To serve, divide lettuce leaves among plates, spoon some of the turkey mixture into each leaf, top with herbs, carrots, and roll into wrap once finished. 
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