Thai Basil Turkey Boats made with baked wonton wrappers, ground turkey and delicious Thai flavors! These little boats are so pretty and make a great appetizer! There is so much flavor in each bite!
I know we're not doing much entertaining these days thanks to pandemic life but honestly these are fun and easy for anyone wanting to make a fun dinner with family! I bet kids would love filling, drizzling and garnishing these cute little Thai basil turkey boats! They are spicy so maybe skip the sriracha for the kiddos.
What you need for this recipe:
Wonton wrappers (click to see the ones I purchased)
Bell pepper, chopped
Red Thai curry paste
Dark soy sauce
Chili paste or sriracha
Spicy Garlic Mayo (optional)
These wonton wrappers are so quick and easy to bake and I love not having to fry them! You just need a little bit of cooking spray and they still get a nice crunchy texture to satisfy your taste buds!
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Thai Basil Turkey BoatsCourse: AppetizersCuisine: Thai
Thai Basil Turkey Boats made with baked wonton wrappers, ground turkey and Thai flavors! These little boats are so pretty and make a great appetizer! There is so much flavor in each bite!
Wonton wrappers- 24 precut squares (Nasoya Won Ton Wraps)
- Turkey Filling
Ground turkey - ½ lb
Bell pepper, chopped- ⅓ cup
Onion, chopped- ½ cup
Garlic- 1 tsp, minced (2-3 cloves)
Red Thai curry paste- 1 tbsp
Basil, chopped- ½ tbsp
Dark soy sauce - 2 tablespoon
Chili paste or sriracha- 2 teaspoon (add more or less based on spice preference)
White pepper- ¼ tsp
Black pepper- ¼ tsp
Sesame oil- 2 tbsp
Cilantro, chopped- few sprigs
Salt, to taste
Chili oil (optional)
Water- 2-3 tbps
- Spicy Garlic Mayo (optional)
Mayonnaise - ¼ cup
Sriracha- 1-2 tbsp (based on taste)
Minced garlic- 1 clove
Water - 1 tbsp
- Preheat oven to 300°F
- Line baking tin with wonton wrappers- 2 per (TIP: Brush the overlapping areas with a little bit of water to help them stick together) Spray with cooking spray all over the top
- Bake for 8-12 minutes, set a timer- time will depend on your oven so keep an eye on them. Once the edges start to brown watch them closely so that they don’t burn. Remove from the oven and set aside.
- In a non- skillet, heat sesame oil over low-medium heat. Add minced garlic, onion and bell pepper. Sauté for 3-5 minutes. Add basil, dark soy sauce, chili paste, white pepper, black pepper and salt. Then stir in ground turkey and water. Continue stirring, use a spatula to break the turkey into crumbles. Cook for 8-10 minutes. Squeeze lime over the mixture and give it a good mix.
- Spicy Mayo- in a small bowl mix together mayo, sriracha, minced garlic and water, use a fork to whisk and combine well. Add more water if thinner consistency is desired. Set aside until ready to use.
- Fill each wonton boat with turkey filling and garnish with chopped basil, cilantro, drizzle with spicy garlic mayo, sriracha, and/or soy sauce. Serve and enjoy!