Lettuce Wraps with Shrimp

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
lettuce wraps

If you love shrimp, you’ll love these delicious and healthy Lettuce Wraps with Shrimp. They pair hot-and-spicy shrimp with cool-and-crispy lettuce wraps. The best part is, by using lettuce wraps, you’re sneaking some extra veggies into your mealtime.

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Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 0.5 Healthy Fat
  • 1 Lean Protein
  • 0.5 Vegetables


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup water chestnuts, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 8 large leaves Boston lettuce
  • Toasted chopped peanuts


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until they are opaque. Remove the shrimp to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Add the celery, water chestnuts, garlic, and ginger, and stir-fry until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Return the shrimp to the wok and add to hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and vinegar. Cook for 1 minute, or until heated through.
  4. Evenly divide the shrimp mixture among the lettuce leaves. Garnish with the peanuts.