Barbecued Shrimp in Lettuce Wraps

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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16 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

Light oil, such as vegetable oil, for drizzling

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Salt and pepper

1/3 cup orange marmalade, eyeball it

1/2 cup hoisin barbecue sauce, available on the Asian foods aisle

Bibb lettuce, for wrapping

1/4 cucumber, julienne slice


  1. Preheat a grill pan over high heat. Toss shrimp with a drizzle of oil and season with crushed pepper, salt and black pepper. Mix marmalade and barbecue sauce.
  2. Grill shrimp 2 minutes on the first side, turn and baste liberally with sauce. Cook a minute or 2 longer, turn and baste again. Cook 1 minute more then transfer to a serving dish.
  3. To eat, wrap shrimp in lettuce with cucumber.