Lime Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Total Time:
41 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
30 min
Cook:
6 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
  • 3 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound 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
Directions

In a medium bowl, combine lime juice, 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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