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healthy asian turkey cabbage saute

Healthy Asian Turkey Cabbage Sauté - Anti Candida

Paleo | Gluten-Free | Anti-Candida | Keto
Course Main Course
Keyword asian, saute
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1 pound ground turkey dark or white meat
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt divided
  • 1/2 cup medium size red onion sliced into half moons
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage red, green or both
  • 1 Tablespoon raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut aminos
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 - 4 drops liquid stevia*
  • 2 green onions white and green parts, minced
  • 2 cilantro sprigs minced
  • 2 - 3 Tablespoons sunflower or sesame seeds
  • 1 avocado sliced for garnish


  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil over medium heat in a large nonstick skillet. Add the ground turkey and a pinch of sea salt and sauté, stirring constantly and crumbling the turkey, for about 5 – 10 minutes or until all of the meat is cooked and no longer pink. Remove turkey from the skillet and place into a large mixing bowl.
  2. In the same skillet, add a Tablespoon of oil over medium heat and add the red onions, garlic, ginger and a pinch of sea and sauté for 2 – 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until the onions start to soften.
  3. Add the shredded cabbage, apple cider vinegar, coconut aminos, lime juice, stevia and a pinch of sea salt and cover with a fitted lid. Let simmer for about 2 – 3 minutes. Remove the lid and using a wooden spatula sauté for a couple minutes more, or until the cabbage is soft and cooked.
  4. Add this mixture to the ground turkey in the mixing bowl. Mix in the green onions, cilantro, and sunflower or sesame seeds and taste for seasoning.
  5. Garnish with sliced avocado.

Recipe Notes

*option to sub 1 Tablespoon honey, agave or maple syrup in place of the liquid stevia, if not following a Candida Diet.