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Here is an oh-so-simple weeknight dinner that is SO deliciously easy — Ginger and Peanut Butter Ground Turkey Stir Fry!

Yeah, yeah…I know exactly what you are thinking — ground turkey is not good. Well, when it is lathered in delicious flavors IT IS! And I can promise you that this Ginger and Peanut Butter Ground Turkey Stir Fry is particularly flavorful and absolutely delicious. It has a hint of ginger, a hint of spice and a touch of nuttiness from the peanut butter that all come together for a flavorful bite. Served the ground turkey over rice (or cauliflower rice if you prefer) and top with a variety of fragrant fresh herbs, and you will have an absolute home run dinner that you’re going to want to add to your weekly dinner rotation. 

And if you are still not quite convinced, even my husband Clayton — someone who typically snickers when I say I’m cooking with ground turkey — absolutely LOVED this dish! I have some other fun, delicious recipes using ground turkey that are wonderful if you want to check them out!

Ground Turkey Recipes to Try





Want to save even more time on this recipe? Skip this sauce and use my SideDish Creamy Sesame Dressing! Instead of adding the peanut butter, coconut aminos, rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, lime juice, and sriracha, add your preferred amount of sauce. 

5 from 30 votes

Ginger and Peanut Butter Ground Turkey Stir Fry

Servings: 4 people


For the Ground Turkey Stir Fry:

  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 large shallot finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch knob ginger peeled and finely grated
  • 2 pounds ground turkey preferably dark meat
  • 1 ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter or almond butter *use unsweetened Almond butter to keep Whole30
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • ½ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced (white and green parts)

For Serving:

  • Steamed White Rice *Use Cauliflower Rice for Whole30
  • Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Fresh Thai Basil Leaves
  • Fresh Cilantro Leaves


  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the shallot, garlic, and grated ginger and cook, stirring and being careful not to burn, until soften, about 2 minutes.
  • Add the turkey, salt and pepper and cook, breaking up the meat with the edge of a wooden spoon, until the turkey is cooked through and no longer pink, about 7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, coconut aminos, rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, lime juice and sriracha. Whisk until well combined and smooth.
  • Pour the sauce into the ground turkey mixture along with the sliced green onions. Continue to ok, stirring, until the turkey is well coated and the green onions are just tender, about 3 more minutes.
  • Serve over steamed rice, if desired, and top with fresh herbs.


Calories: 390kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 56g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Trans Fat: 0.04g, Cholesterol: 125mg, Sodium: 1367mg, Potassium: 796mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 192IU, Vitamin C: 10mg, Calcium: 28mg, Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Servings: 4 people
Calories: 390

Photography by Eat Love Eats

Welcome! I’m Alex.

I’m a food lover sharing healthy, simple, delicious, recipes from my kitchen to yours. Here you’ll find lots of Whole30, lots of healthy, and a little indulgence here and there because…it’s all about balance y’all!

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  1. What are the nutrition facts for this recipe. I’m counting macros, need to know carbs, fats, fiber and protein

  2. We love this dish!! However, I do not see the nutritional info and I have recently started tracking some things. Am I missing it somewhere?

  3. 5 stars
    My husband and I love this meal!! So easy and so delicious!! He would eat this every night if he could, I try to limit to just weekly or bi-weekly 🙂

  4. This was OUTSTANDING! I made this for dinner last night and we now want to eat this every night. I thought it might be dry but it was absolutely perfect. The peanut sauce is delicious and makes the meat so moist. I served it over rice, with steamed green beans on the side. This is a keeper!

  5. 5 stars
    Literally Alex’s easiest recipe ever and SO GOOD!!!!! This is a regular for me and it feeds me for a long time like if you half the recipe it still makes enough for a week of dinners.

  6. 5 stars It was enjoyed by the whole family! Since my 9 yo was eating it I skipped the sriracha in the sauce and topped the adult plates with sichuan chili crisp- omg. This recipe has been added to the rotation!