The use of shrimp and rice means these lettuce wraps are much heartier than typical appetizer lettuce wraps. With 26 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber per serving they land squarely in main-dish territory.

Colleen Weeden
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Carson Downing

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
12 lettuce wraps
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Zest one lime. Sprinkle zest, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper over shrimp. Steam in a steamer basket 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque.

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  • Meanwhile, for dressing: Juice the 2 limes into a large bowl. Add soy sauce, canola oil, the sriracha, sesame oil, and 1 teaspoon packed brown sugar. Whisk to combine. Add shrimp and cucumber slices to dressing; toss to coat.

  • Place lettuce leaves on plates. Top each leaf with rice, shrimp mixture, herbs, and pepper slices. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

397 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 1g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 201mg; sodium 629mg; potassium 862mg; carbohydrates 51g; fiber 4g; sugar 4g; protein 26g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 1375IU; vitamin c 15mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 37mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 112mg; iron 2mg.
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