Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups

  • 10MINS
  • 5MINS
  • 29KCAL

These slimming friendly Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups are a fantastic alternative to duck wraps, and perfect if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories29
  • Carbs2g
  • Protein4g
  • Fat0.5g
  • Saturates0.1g
  • Sugars2g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

These slimming friendly Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups are a fantastic alternative to duck wraps, as they still have that gamey flavour but with a much lower price tag and fat content.

This is an especially good recipe around Christmas time too, when you might have a lot of Turkey to use up, and want something healthier than a turkey sandwich! They would be great laid out as nibbles on Boxing Day, perhaps with a selection of other party bites – or even as a way of upping your vegetable count as part of an Asian Fakeaway! They can be enjoyed hot or cold, and will keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.

What diets is this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe suitable for?

This Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe is suitable for dairy free diets.

It can be made gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Hoisin Sauce

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe?

  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 0 Points per portion of this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups?

There are no special ingredients or equipment needed to make this recipe.

How many calories are in this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe?

There are 29 calories per portion in this Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Shred the cooked turkey and sprinkle with the Chinese five spice. Spray a frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and cook on a high heat for around 5 minutes or until crisp.

Step 2

Chop the cucumber into 4 pieces and then halve lengthways. Scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon. Slice the spring onions into slithers.

Step 3

Into the cucumber cups, place a drizzle of hoisin sauce, the crispy turkey and top with the spring onions. Serve warm or cold!

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How do you know when these Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups are ready?

Fry the cooked turkey until it is crisp. This should take about 5 minutes.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep these Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups in the fridge?

Once you’ve put them out, ideally you should eat them within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftover Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze these Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups?

We do not recommend freezing this recipe.

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Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups

These slimming friendly Hoisin Turkey Cucumber Cups are a fantastic alternative to duck wraps, and perfect if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    5 MINS
  • KCals 29
  • Carbs 2G
WW Points
  • 0 Green
  • 0 Blue
  • 0 Purple

Ingredients

  • 1 whole cucumber
  • 100 g cooked turkey
  • 2 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 3 spring onions
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Shred the cooked turkey and sprinkle with the Chinese five spice. Spray a frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and cook on a high heat for around 5 minutes or until crisp.
  2. Chop the cucumber into 4 pieces and then halve lengthways. Scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon. Slice the spring onions into slithers.
  3. Into the cucumber cups, place a drizzle of hoisin sauce, the crispy turkey and top with the spring onions. Serve warm or cold!

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