Skinny Mu Shu Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Wow…Wait until you taste this delectable recipe! It’s a low carb, calorie and fat variation of Mu Shu pork using lean ground turkey breast and lettuce leaves instead of white tortilla-like wrappers. Leftovers taste great reheated for lunch the next day. The skinny for each lettuce wrap, only 73 calories, 1 gram of fat and 2 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Here’s to a lunch, dinner or appetizer the whole family will enjoy!

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Servings: 14 wraps


Cost per serving $2.77 view details
  • Ingredients for Wraps:
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound 99% fat-free ground turkey breast
  • ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce, see shopping tip
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (from a jar) or fresh grated ginger root, see shopping
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 5 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1½ cups shredded carrots
  • 14 leaves Boston lettuce (about 1½ heads) washed, dried and leaves separated, see shopping tip
  • Ingredients for Toppings:
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • ⅓ cup Asian plum sauce (optional), see shopping tip


  1. Coat a large nonstick pan with cooking spray. Brown ground turkey over medium-high heat, breaking up the pieces. When cooked and cool enough to handle, break up turkey pieces until minced.
  2. Stir in hoisin sauce, ginger, apple juice, cabbage and carrots; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until cabbage is crisp-tender.
  3. To assemble each lettuce wrap: Spoon ⅓ cup of turkey filling onto 1 lettuce leaf. Add a little scallions on top of each. If desired, drizzle 1 teaspoon plum sauce over the top.
  4. Shopping Tips
-Most supermarkets sell in the produce section, plastic containers of Boston lettuce leaves. You’ll use about 1½ heads washed and dried. You need a total of 14 leaves for this recipe.
  5. Hoisin sauce can be found in the Asian section of the supermarket.
  6. Plum sauce can be found in the Asian section of the supermarket. It’s totally optional to use and if you leave it out, these wraps still taste amazing!
  7. Weight Watchers (old points) 1

  8. Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS 2
  9. SKINNY FACTS: for 1 lettuce wrap (not including plum sauce)
  10. 73 calories, 1g fat, 9g protein, 8g carbs, 1g fiber, 179mg sodium, 4g sugar


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 208g
Recipe makes 14 servings
Calories 107  
Calories from Fat 26 24%
Total Fat 2.86g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.69g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 258mg 11%
Potassium 477mg 14%
Total Carbs 12.39g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 7.03g 5%
Protein 8.91g 14%
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