Shrimp Lettuce Wraps w/ Peanut Sauce

Crunchy, salty, and sweet! Shrimp lettuce wraps are super simple and incredibly flavorful. Refreshing, packed with lots of veggies, and ready in less than 30 minutes! The perfect weeknight meal on a hot summer day.

Shrimp is quite low in calories for its impressive nutrient rich profile. One serving provides more than 20 different vitamins and minerals, and is a great source of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids which have numerous health benefits.

Shrimp is also one of the best sources of iodine, an important mineral that many people are deficient in.

Prep Time: 25 min / Cook Time: 25 minutes / Servings: 4 (3 wraps per person)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked shrimp
  • 2-3 cups cooked white rice (about 1 cup dried)
  • Shrimp Marinade
    • 1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
    • 1 tbsp coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
    • Juice of 2 limes
    • 4 tbsp cilantro, chopped
    • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Peanut Sauce
    • 1/2 cup peanut butter
    • Juice of one lime
    • 2 tbsp coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
    • 2 tsp chili paste
    • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
    • 3-5 tbsp warm water
  • Toppings
    • 1 head of butter lettuce, leaves removed
    • 1 avocado, cubed
    • 2 green onions, sliced
    • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 of a cucumber, deseeded and thinly sliced

Ingredients

  • Cook rice according to the package directions.
  • While the rice cooks, combine all marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Add the shrimp and marinate while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • In a separate large bowl, add all the peanut sauce ingredients EXCEPT for the water. Mix to combine.
  • Slowly add the warm water to the peanut sauce and stir after each tablespoon. Keep adding water until you reach your desired consistency.
  • Chop and prepare all toppings.
  • Assemble your wraps. Take a leaf of lettuce and add some rice, shrimp and your desired toppings. Top with peanut sauce and enjoy!
Note – only accounts for 2 tbsp of peanut sauce per serving.

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