Chinese 5-spice turkey lettuce cups (Paleo)

Makes 4 servings 2 Tbsp. coconut oilTbsp. Chinese 5-spice2 Tbsp. coconut aminosSea salt and black pepper to taste Sauce Toppings2 tsp. sesame tahini 1 large carrot, shredded(or almond or sunbutter) (approximately 1/2 cup)2 Tbsp. coconut aminos 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped1 Tbsp. cold pressed sesame oil 1/2 cup assorted bell peppers1tsp. sesame seeds, for garnish 1/2 cup chopped cucumber 1/4 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 lime, cut into wedges 1 head of butter or bibb lettuce Instructions In a skillet over medium heat, melt the coconut oil. Add the ground turkey, Chinese 5-spice, coconut aminos, salt and pepper. With a wooden spoon or heat resistant spatula, break the meat up in the pan and spread the spices around. Cook until browned. To make the sauce, combine all ingredients except for the sesame seeds in a small mixing bowl. Use as many or as few toppings as you like and serve in cups of lettuce

Makes 4 servings

  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • Tbsp. Chinese 5-spice
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut aminos
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste¬†Sauce
  • Toppings
    • 2 tsp. sesame tahini
    • 1 large carrot, shredded (or almond or sunbutter approximately 1/2 cup)
    • 2 Tbsp. coconut aminos
    • 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped
    • 1 Tbsp. cold pressed sesame oil
    • 1/2 cup assorted bell peppers
    • 1 tsp. sesame seeds, for garnish
    • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
    • 1/4 cup red cabbage, shredded
    • 1 lime, cut into wedges
    • 1 head of butter or bibb lettuce

Instructions:

  • In a skillet over medium heat, melt the coconut oil.
  • Add the ground turkey, Chinese 5-spice, coconut aminos, salt and pepper.
  • With a wooden spoon or heat resistant spatula, break the meat up in the pan and spread the spices around.
  • Cook until browned.
  • To make the sauce, combine all ingredients except for the sesame seeds in a small mixing bowl.
  • Use as many¬†or as few toppings as you like and serve in cups of lettuce.