Trying to lose weight can be hard sometimes especially when the others in your household thinks that diet food is tasteless and leaves you wanting more.
These Thai-style lettuce cups however are not just low-carb, low fat and full of nutrients but they are also easy to make and incredibly tasty and satisfying.
This recipe serves two people for a quick after work dinner using the larger lettuce leaves or it can serve four as an appetiser at your next dinner party.
500g low-fat turkey mince
1 heaped teaspoon ginger cut finely
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 shallots finely chopped
1/2 cup of coriander finely chopped
1 tsp lemon grass
splash of soy sauce
splash fish sauce
splash sesame oil
splash rice wine/cooking sherry
2 little gem lettuces
Mix the turkey with all the ingredients and let sit for 2 hours.
Separate the leaves of the gem lettuces and wash. Pat dry to ensure there is no excess moisture. Arrange on a plate.
Fry the turkey in a non-stick pan on a high heat breaking up the turkey as it cooks.
Spoon the turkey into the lettuce leaves and garnish with chilli and coriander to taste.