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Thai Style Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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55 Servings

kikkoman products used:


1 cup Vegetable oil
7 pounds 8 ounces Mushrooms, white button, fresh, diced
10 pounds Turkey thigh meat, raw, ground
2 ½  tablespoons Black pepper, ground
1 tablespoon Garlic powder, ground
2 ½  teaspoons Ginger, ground
1 quart 2 cups Kikkoman Thai Style Chili Sauce
10 ounces (1 quart 1 cup) Green onions, fresh, sliced into ½ inch length
2.5 ounces (2 ½ cups) Cilantro, fresh, chopped
7 each Iceberg lettuce heads, whole


Preheat a tilt skillet or a large braising pan over medium-high heat.

Add the vegetable oil to the heated skillet. When the oil shimmers, add the diced mushrooms. Sautéthe mushrooms without stirring for about 5 minutes, or until they are caramelized on one side. Stir themushrooms and continue to sauté without additional stirring for another 3 minutes.

Add the ground turkey to the skillet. As it cooks, break it into crumbles about the size of the dicedmushrooms.

Add the black pepper, garlic powder and ground ginger to the turkey and mushrooms. Stir until the seasonings are evenly distributed. Continue to cook for about 10 minutes until the turkey has browned.

Stir in the Kikkoman Thai Style Chili Sauce, green onions and chopped cilantro. 

CCP: Cook to a minimum internal temperature of 165°F.

Transfer the turkey mixture to steamtable pans, cover and hold hot until service.

CCP: Hold hot at 135°F or higher.

Remove the damaged outer leaves of the iceberg lettuce heads. Wash and drain the lettuce heads. Removethe core and cut each head in half, then cut each half into 4 equal wedges for a total of 8 wedges per headof lettuce. CCP: Hold chilled at 41°F or below.

Using a #8 scoop, serve ½ cup of the turkey and mushroom filling in a portion container. Place a wedge oficeberg lettuce next to the filling. Customers can use the iceberg lettuce to assemble their lettuce wraps.

Serve immediately.


Serving Size ½ cup filling
1 Serving Provides 2 ounce equivalents meat/meat alternate
Nutrients Per Serving
Calories 214
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Total Fat 8.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Vitamin A 587 IU
Vitamin C 5 mg
Iron 2 mg
Calcium 43 mg
Sodium 261 mg
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g


Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

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