Lime Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 41 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.