Recipe: Asian Meatball Lettuce Wraps | In The Kitchen

Chef Nino with Rouses Marketplaces makes a light and tasty Asian-inspired dish.

Serves 4

WHAT YOU WILL Will need:

  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup chopped new cilantro, additionally added cilantro leaves for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-pound lean floor turkey
  • 8 bibb or iceberg lettuce leaves, rinsed and drained
  • 1 jar roasted bell peppers, drained and cut into ¼-inch strips
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 8 teaspoons decreased-sodium teriyaki sauce


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Frivolously oil or coat a big, rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and established aside.

Place the breadcrumbs, egg, ¼ cup of the cilantro, shallot, ginger and salt in a huge bowl, and mix until finally well combined. Blend the ground turkey into the bread-crumb combination right up until just combined. Shape the meat mixture into 24 turkey meatballs, putting them on the organized baking sheet. Place sheet in the oven and prepare dinner right up until meatballs are no for a longer period pink within, about 15 minutes.

Arrange the meatballs, lettuce leaves, bell pepper strips and the excess cilantro on a significant platter put the cooked rice and teriyaki sauce in individual bowls. Develop the wraps by spreading ¼ cup rice and 3 meatballs inside of and down the centre of every lettuce leaf. Garnish with bell pepper strips and cilantro leaves, and drizzle with 1 teaspoon teriyaki sauce. Take in the wraps by hand as you would tacos.

Far more Information:

ROUSES Markets:

  • 7361 Theodore Dawes Rd.
  • Theodore, AL 36582
  • (251) 653-7391
  • 1545 Gulf Shores Parkway
  • Gulf Shores, AL 36542
  • (251) 948-4715
  • 112 Saraland Loop
  • Saraland, AL 36571
  • (251) 675-8124
  • 4350 Old Shell Rd.
  • Cellular, AL 36608
  • (251) 380-0020
  • 6729 Spanish Fort Rd.
  • Spanish Fort, AL 36527
  • (251) 621-0552
  • 7765 Airport Boulevard #609
  • Mobile, AL 36608
  • 251-272-5026
  • 25405 Perdido Beach front Boulevard
  • Orange Seashore, AL 36561
  • 251-272-5034

Hrs: 7am-10pm

ABOUT THE CHEF: Chef Neil “Nino” Thibodaux

Chef Nino was born in Franklin, Louisiana. A stint in the Air Pressure following substantial school as a F-15 jet mechanic involved a month at a remote foundation near Cagliari in Sardinia. Just after earning a Bachelor of Arts from Trinity School in Jacksonville, Florida, and an Honorary Doctorate from Victory Baptist University in North Augusta, South Carolina, Nino returned to Italy, exactly where he lived for 13 many years. When Nino moved again to the United States, he settled in Houma, Louisiana, and started off instructing private cooking courses. Encouraged by his time in Italy, he then introduced the Buddies of Italy Culinary Institute. Nino has taught monthly cooking classes and done cooking demonstrations and occasions for Rouses Markets for about 10 years. He has a reduced salt, gentle, Cajun seasoning blend identified as Adrenaline Seasoning, which is available at all Rouses Marketplaces in Louisiana, Mississippi and Lower Alabama.

You can discover additional of Nino’s recipes, Rouse Loved ones Recipes, and a assortment of Southern, Cajun and Creole recipes at Select up your cost-free copy of the Rouses Journal at any Rouses Sector on the Gulf Coast.

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