Thai-Inspired Ground Turkey Stir-Fry with Basil and Peppers (Low-Carb, Gluten-Free)

CRYSTAL CLARK: "Not bad, it’s tasted pretty good and it is health…" Read More


  • 2 tablespoons lime juice (fresh-squeezed or fresh-frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (I love Red Boat Fish Sauce and it's gluten-free and Paleo)
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (I used Tamari Gluten Free Soy Sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar (or honey, cane sugar, or something like Stevia-in-the-Raw Granulated Sweetener if you prefer)
  • 1 onion (cut in slivers)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut in thin strips)
  • 1 tablespoon oil (high smoke point, such as avocado oil, peanut oil, or grapeseed oil)
  • 3 cloves garlic (cut in slices, for seasoning the oil)
  • 2 cups basil leaves (chopped, or Thai basil leaves, more or less to taste and depending on whether you have to buy basil)
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey (lean)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium22% DV530mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein41% DV21g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories220Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    CRYSTAL CLARK 2 months ago
    Not bad, it’s tasted pretty good and it is healthy so I give it a thumbs up
    Christian 7 months ago
    Awesome recipe, lots of flavor but to sweet, I'll half the Stivia next time and add more spice with chilis..... I can't believe the calories I feel like I'm cheating lol
    Leleng Lu a year ago
    Yummy add green beans too!!!!!!!!!🤩
    Melanie V. a year ago
    It was amazing. Inexpensive dish to make. I doubled the sauce too
    Mercedes a year ago
    It was kind of bland. I would say make double of the sauce.
    East to prepare and delicious.
    Brittan B. a year ago
    My husband and I both loved this! Has great flavor and reminds me of the Thai dish Pad Kra Pao. I had to make extra sauce, though, since it was pretty dry. But I’d definitely make this again!
    Joy Howard a year ago
    This was good maybe over some brown rice
    Sara 2 years ago
    Amazing loved it and added teriyaki which was great
    Caroline Shaw 2 years ago
    A bit too dry but very tastey
    DLane 2 years ago
    Delicious! This is a favorite in our house. The only adjustments I made was to add ginger and a sprinkle of crushed red pepper with the garlic (which I do not discard) I also doubled the sauce recipe to add flavor to the rice.
    Mac 2 years ago
    Yummy enjoyed it very much. Made it over butternut squash in Seasman soy sauce
    Kasey Kiyabu 2 years ago
    I love this dish. The flavors are great. An easy go to meal. Sometimes I put it with rice or over zucchini 'noodles'.
    Becca.theBoss 2 years ago
    Needed something more
    Rebecca S. 2 years ago
    Used low sodium soy sauce and also added ginger to the sauce. Definitely a keeper!
    Marilyn K. 2 years ago
    AWESOME!! A weekly staple in my house
    Brian T. 3 years ago
    Loved it!!! It was flavorful! I love basil, so I added extra, and it was wonderful!!! Making it again this weekend!
    Hampton 3 years ago
    Dish was great. I would triple the sauce requirement the next time I make it. I also added an extra pepper and used only have an onion.
    Kiera S. 3 years ago
    Great! I doctored it up a bit by adding 2 tbsp. Lemongrass paste and 1 tbsp. Oyster sauce. A dash of Chinese five spice as well. Served in butter lettuce boats. Yum!!
    Evelyn P. 3 years ago
    Delicious!!! The flavors popped in the sauce!!! I substituted the bay leaves with cilantro because I didn't have bay leaves and YUM!! I hate I didn't make enough this time!! I will know next time :)
    jill9will . 3 years ago
    Yum! Made this exactly as written- so easy, just have everything ready & comes together quickly. Served with rice and an Asian inspired slaw. Will be making this again
    Michelle W. 3 years ago
    One of my favorite recipes I've found on here so far! Quick, easy and delicious! Left out the fish sauce but still has great flavor. Served it over brown rice. Will definitely make this again.
    Marissa B. 4 years ago
    Outstanding recipe! Loved the sauce. Plus prep and cooking was so quick and easy. Great for a week night. I would not stint on the basil.
    Marisa C. 4 years ago
    Really good I served it with broken rice, green leaf lettuce and quick pickled diakon radish. I added sambol instead of siracha, xylitol as the sweetner. It's good with basil but better with an equal mixture of cilantro / coriander, Thai basil and mint.
    Kasun N. 4 years ago
    This was sooooo tasty, for a little extra kick try adding sambol olek though instead of Sri Racha. It's more authentic and has more heat.
    Susan C. 4 years ago
    Really good. Perfect flavor. Serve with brown rice or wrap in lettuce. Would definitely make again.