Sunday, November 22, 2009

Asian Turkey Broccoli Slaw Teriyaki Wraps



This is one of most favorite recipes. I could eat these every week (and often do!). I found this recipe first at Picky Palate, she takes the most amazing pictures! We've played around with the recipe a bit and below is how we like it here. I've noticed that the size of the bag of broccoli slaw differs depending where you shop. Cub has 10 oz. bags and Walmart has 16 oz. bags. I've even seen 12 oz. bags before. Just use what you find. I don't often mention brand names but I do believe that LaChoy teriyaki sauce is key here. I've tried Kikkoman which is cheaper (at Costco) and it's lower in calorie but it's much thinner and doesn't seem to taste as good or coat the broccoli slaw as well. I also use the jarred ginger and garlic for this recipe, it seems to work fine and I do put a lot of garlic in this. I usually wrap these with my tortillas but they are fantastic as lettuce wraps as well.


Asian Turkey Broccoli Slaw Teriyaki Wraps



Cooking spray
1 large chopped onion
1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey
1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 tbsp. ginger
2 tbsp. garlic
2 - 10 oz. bags of broccoli slaw
1 small can of water chestnuts, rough chopped
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. LaChoy teriyaki sauce
2 tsp. sesame oil


8 in. whole wheat 100 calorie tortillas or lettuce leaves



Spray cooking spray into a large skillet over medium heat. Add ground turkey, when it is almost done, add onion. When turkey is completely done, add garlic and ginger and stir for about 1 minute. Stir in broccoli slaw, water chestnuts, teriyaki sauce and sesame oil. Cook for about 10-15 minutes or until broccoli is wilted down and heated through. Serve in slightly heaping 1/2 cup portions on 8 in. tortillas or lettuce leaves.



Total calories = 1460
10 - 1/2 cup servings = 146 calories
2 servings broccoli slaw + 2 tortillas = 492 calorie dinner


Calories calculated from Calorieking.com, some numbers are rounded and approximate.

2 comments:

  1. Oh, my goodness! This is wonderful! I was looking at the broccoli slaw bags at the grocery yesterday and couldn't come up with any ideas. This will be perfect!

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