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Sweet and spicy shrimp lettuce wraps

Sweet and spicy shrimp lettuce wraps


1 pound raw shrimp, peeled
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 lemon, juice
1 lime, juice and zest
1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
2 cups cabbage, shredded
1/2 cup carrots, shredded
1/2 bell pepper, shredded
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
12 romaine lettuce leaves
1 tomato, diced
1 fresh avocado, diced
1 mango, diced
  Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 


In a plastic bag, place shrimp, lemon juice, lime juice, brown sugar, Sriracha, a dash of sea salt, and pepper. Let marinate overnight.

In a bowl, mix together cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, mayonnaise, yogurt, and white wine vinegar. Finish with fresh lime zest and diced mango. Let sit at least 1 hour.

In a sauté pan, heat olive oil. Add shrimp and sauté for 3 minutes, tossing so both sides of shrimp turn opaque (white). Add a small amount of marinade just before finishing.

Spread the romaine leaves on a platter, put 3 shrimp on each leaf and top with cabbage, carrot, and bell pepper mixture.

Finish by dressing each one with diced tomato and avocado.

For extra heat, drizzle a little Sriracha sauce on each lettuce wrap (optional).




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Nutrition facts

Calories 352
Fat 11.9 g
Sat Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 295.6 mg
Sodium 602 mg
Carbohydrate 27.3 g
Fiber 9.5 g
Protein 36.2 g

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