Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Butter lettuce is a great plate to add any protein and veggies to. For this dish, I added colorful veggies and shrimp to make a tasty fresh lunch or light dinner.

Makes 1 serving
Prep time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for shrimp lettuce wraps

  • 3 leaves butter lettuce
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 6 jumbo shrimp
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • dash cayenne pepper
  • dash garlic powder
  • 2 tsp coconut oil

Directions for shrimp lettuce wraps

  1. In a medium sized pan, cook shrimp in coconut oil, flipping to cook both sides.
  2. On a cutting board, slice bell pepper into thin slices, then in half.
  3. Fry carrots and bell pepper in a separate pan in coconut oil until lightly browned.
  4. Add cayenne pepper and garlic powder to veggies.
  5. On a plate, lay out butter lettuce, then add cooked veggies. Finish by adding 2 shrimp to each leaf and serve.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 180
  • carbohydrate: 4g
  • cholesterol: 140mg
  • fat: 10g
  • fiber: 1g
  • potassium: 166mg
  • protein: 16g
  • saturated fat: 7g
  • sodium: 661mg
  • sugar: 2g
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