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Thai Basil Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Recipe adapted from The Pampered Chef. Bottled poppy seed salad dressing gets the flavorful peanut sauce off to a running start for these refreshing wraps.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

FOR THE PEANUT SAUCE:

  • 3 tablespoons dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/2 cup store-bought poppy seed salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper
  • 3 cups shredded cooked turkey
  • 8 large Boston or bibb lettuce leaves
  • Additional chopped peanuts and chopped fresh basil (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Combine peanuts, basil, dressing, vinegar and water in a small bowl; set aside.
  • For salad, peel cucumber; slice into julienne strips, avoiding seeds. Slice bell pepper into thin strips. Shred chicken; toss with half of the sauce. Set remaining sauce aside for dipping.
  • To serve, divide cucumber among lettuce leaves. Spoon turkey mixture over cucumber. Top with bell pepper. Garnish wraps with additional peanuts and basil, if desired. Serve with remaining peanut sauce.
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