Turkey Summer Rolls with Cilantro Peanut Dipping Sauce

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Description

This recipe was shared by Nutritious Eats in participation with the #Turkey Lovers campaign with the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network.

Ingredients

For the turkey marinade:
1 lb turkey cutlets
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon olive or avocado oil
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 teaspoon of grated fresh ginger
Juice of one lime
For the Cilantro Peanut Dipping Sauce:
1 1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves (about 1 small bunch)
1/4 cup natural peanut butter
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons Chili garlic paste
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons agave (can sub maple syrup)
For the Summer Rolls:
16 Rice paper wrappers
16 small bibb lettuce pieces (or 8 large ones halved)
4 ounce package bean threads
2 cups bean sprouts
2 cups shredded carrots
1 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves (some stems are fine)
1 bunch of fresh mint (1-2 leaves per roll)
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Directions

1
Marinate turkey cutlets in marinade for at least 30 minutes. Heat grill to medium heat, cook turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees, approximately 8-10 minutes, flipping once. As an alternative, in a large skillet over medium high heat add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil. Add a single layer of turkey breast cutlets (don't crowd the pan), cook for ~8 minutes or until cooked through, flipping once. Repeat if needed. When cooled, cut into thin strips.
2
To make dipping sauce: blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Adjust seasoning as needed (you might need more lime juice or agave). Refrigerate until ready to use. Sauce can be made a day or two in advance.
3
For summer rolls: Prepare bean threads by pouring hot water over them for ~10 minutes or until softened. Drain well and transfer to a bowl. Prepare all other ingredients in bowls for easy assembly. For rice paper wrappers, dip in a pie plate of warm water until softened (this takes about 30 seconds). Transfer paper to a cutting board.
4
In a lettuce cup, add a little bit of the bean threads, the bean sprouts, a tablespoon of shredded carrots, a few slices of turkey, fresh cilantro and fresh mint. Roll up lettuce wrap and place on the softened rice paper wrapper.
5
Fold the bottom half of the rice wrapper up, then fold in the sides, then continue to roll as tightly and carefully as possible. Place on a plate, cover with a damp towel and continue to assemble rolls until you are out of ingredients.