Lime Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 35 min
Cook Time: 6 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3 tablespoon fresh limejuice
2 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
2 tablespoon soy sauce, divided
3 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1   clove garlic, minced
1 lb medium fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
1/2   red bell pepper, diced
2   green onions, diced
1   (5-ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1   head iceberg lettuce, cored, cut in 1/2


In a medium bowl, combine limejuice, 2 tablespoons oil, 1-tablespoon soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Add shrimp and let marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.  In a medium skillet, heat 1-tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, green onions, and water chestnuts; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add shrimp and marinade and cook 3 minutes, or until shrimp are pink. Stir in 1-tablespoon soy sauce.

Divide lettuce into leaves. Spoon about 1/4 cup mixture down center of 1 lettuce leaf. Fold bottom edge and sides up and over filling. Repeat with remaining lettuce leaves and shrimp filling.

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Reader Comments:


I used Boston Bibb lettuce to wrap around smaller portions of the shrimp mixture for appetizers. Was a great hit at our party!

By Julie on February 06, 2013


By Lisa on August 11, 2011


So good! All the ingredients blend together so wonderfully. Thank you Paula.

By Becky on July 09, 2011

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