Lime Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 45 min
Cook Time: 9 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1 pound medium to large fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
2 green onions, diced
1 (8-ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 head iceberg lettuce, cored and halved
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


In a medium bowl, combine the lime juice, 2 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, ginger, and garlic. Add the shrimp and let marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

In a medium skillet, heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper, green onions, and water chestnuts, and cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes. Add the shrimp and marinade, and cook until the shrimp are pink, about 3 minutes. Stir in the remaining soy sauce.

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

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Can't wait to try the bread pudding recipe! Sounds like a Hugh jump from Brioche or Challa to a southern biscuit-mmmm! Thanks, Doral

By Doral Hoffberg on April 09, 2011

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