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Lime Shrimp Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Here's a neat idea: Combine chopped cooked shrimp with a variety of crisp vegetables and tasty seasonings; then use lettuce leaves to wrap the mixture, resulting in a unique dish with an Asian flair.
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Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil - divided
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce - divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger - grated
  • 1 clove garlic - minced
  • 1 pound shrimp - med/large, peeled, deveined, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper - diced
  • 4 green onions - diced
  • 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste
  • 5 ounces can water chestnuts, drained, chopped
  • 1 bunch (6 leaves) red leaf lettuce, keeping leaves whole
  • toothpicks to hold lettuce leaves together
Container: medium skillet, medium mixing bowl
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
10 mins
READY IN
20 mins
  • In medium bowl, combine lime juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce, ginger and garlic.
  • Add shrimp. Let marinade in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • In skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add pepper, green onions, and chestnuts.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add shrimp plus marinade and cook until shrimp are pink, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in 1 tablespoon teriyaki sauce.
  • Take each whole lettuce leaf and spoon about 1/4 cup mixture down center of leaf. Fold up bottom edge, then sides over bottom and filling. Secure with toothpick.
  • For heartier meal - wrap each leaf with a warmed 6-inch tortilla.
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