Recipe of the Week 4/26: Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Yields 4 Servings


For the Lettuce Wraps:

For the Peanut Sauce: 

1. Rinse and pat dry your shrimp. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/2 Tbsp olive oil to a large hot non-stick skillet. Once oil is hot, add shrimp and sauté on med/high heat 2 min per side or just until cooked through then transfer to a plate.
2. Cut your cucumber and carrot into thin matchsticks. Slice your avocado into strips, cut cilantro springs in half.
3. Make your peanut dressing, combine 1/2 cup sesame ginger dressing with the 1 1/2 Tbsp peanut butter in a mason jar or tupperware with tight fitting lid. Shake thoroughly until smooth.
4. To assemble lettuce wraps, place the lettuce cups on a platter, add several strips of carrot and cucumber, sliced avocado, 2 shrimp and a couple of large sprigs of cilantro. Drizzle the top with the peanut dipping

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Nutritional Facts: Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4015IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 3.6 mg 

Found by: Melissa Zobler BS, CPT, CPSN

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