Thai Turkey Bundles and Dipping Sauce

CarbsPerServing:32g total

Effort:Average

Ingredients:

1 egg — beaten

1/2 cup waterchestnuts chopped

1/3 cup crushed pork rinds or grated parmesan cheese

1 green onion — finely chopped

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons ginger root — fresh, grated

1/2 teaspoon artificial sweetener

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon chili oil — OR a dash of ground hot pepper

24 ounces ground turkey — raw

12 whole lettuce leaves — iceberg lettuce or savoy cabbageDipping Sauce:

1/4 cup lemon juice

3 tablespoons fish sauce (nam pla or nuoc mam)

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

2 teaspoons artificial sweetener

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil

Optional: 1 T water if sauce

How to Prepare:

Combine first 11 ingredients and mix with hands. Shape into 12 4 x 1-1/2 x 3/4″ logs. Grill, broil, or pan fry until juices run clear, turning once. Serve with leaves, garnishes, and dipping sauce. At table, each log is to be wrapped in leaf along with garnishes of choice, and dipped. Warning: this is messy but lots of fun!Garnish as desired: fresh cilantro sprigs, bean sprouts, shredded red and green bell pepper, shredded carrots (count those carbs!) Dipping Sauce: Mix all together.

NOTES : Counts for chili oil, and fish sauce not included in totals.

NOTE. Most Ingredients in these recipes can be bought in good health food shops and grocery store. If you have trouble finding something, feel free to exchange, but keep track of the carbs.