Thai Turkey Wrap with Peanut Sauce





Recipe developed by Chef Fred Manion, Lennie’s Brewpub, Bloomington, Indiana “Anything Goes, With Turkey” Innovative Menu Contest Winning Recipe, Sandwich Category


Peanut Oil, Divided: 1/2 Cup
Ground Ginger: 1 Tablespoon
Red Pepper Flakes, Crushed: 1 Teaspoon
Brown Sugar: 2 Tablespoons
Plum Sauce: 1/4 Cup
Rice Wine Vinegar: 1/2 Cup
Smooth Peanut Butter: 1/2 Cup
Sesame Oil: 2 Teaspoons
Garlic, Minced: 1 Teaspoon
Ground Ginger: 1 Teaspoon
Red Pepper Flakes, Crushed: 1/2 Teaspoon
Rice Wine Vinegar: 2 Tablespoons
Soy Sauce: 2 Tablespoons
Plum Sauce: 1/2 Cup
Napa Cabbage, Shredded: 2 Cups
Carrot, Grated: 1/4 Cup
Scallion, Small Dice (Green Part): 1/4 Cup
Red Pepper, Seeded & Small Dice: 1/4 Cup
Mung Bean Sprouts: 1 Cup
Cilantro Leaves, Loosely Packed: 1/4 Cup
Ground Ginger: 1/2 Teaspoon
Rice Wine Vinegar: 1 Tablespoon
Sugar: 1/2 Teaspoon
Flour Tortillas: 12 (6-Inch)


PEANUT SAUCE: In a mixing bowl, whisk together peanut oil, 1 tablespoon ginger, 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, brown sugar, 1/4 cup plum sauce, 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar and peanut butter until smooth. Serve at room temperature.
MARINADE: Whisk together sesame oil, garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and 1/2 cup plum sauce. Reserve 1/4 cup marinade for later use.
Coat turkey cutlets in remaining marinade and refrigerate for two hours.
ASIAN VEGETABLE SLAW: Toss Napa cabbage, carrot, scallion, red pepper, sprouts, cilantro, 1/2 teaspon ginger, 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar and sugar until well incorporated. Refrigerate until ready to use.
PREP: In a saute pan over medium heat, add one tablespoon of peanut oil. Saute turkey cutlets 3 - 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan and cut into thin strips.
Toss turkey with the 1/4 cup reserved marinade.
ASSEMBLY: In each 6-inch flour tortilla, place 2 ounces turkey, 2 tablespoons slaw and 1 tablespoon peanut sauce. Wrap tightly and serve with a dollop of slaw.
Serve 3 wraps per portion. Garnish with additional cilantro leaves.