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Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with thai Dipping Sauce

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  • 8 servingsServings

Ingredients

Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup nam pla (Thai fish sauce)
  • 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled & sliced into thin matchsticks
  • 2 inches lemon grass stalk, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 1 tsp. grated kaffir lime zest or 1 large kaffir lime leaf, thinly sliced
  • Handful of chopped cilantro leaves & stems
  • 1 Tbs. local honey
  • 1 tsp. sambal oelek (hot chili paste), optional

Shrimp Lettuce Wraps:

  • 11/2 lbs. cooked wild-caught shrimp, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup seedless cucumber, peeled & diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 large carrot, peeled & diced
  • 1 small mango, peeled & diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro leaves & stems
  • 8 whole Bibb lettuce leaves

Preparation

  1. Combine dipping sauce ingredients in large glass jar, and shake well to combine. Refrigerate a few hours or overnight to allow flavors to merge.
  2. Toss together shrimp, cucumber, green onions, carrot, mango, and cilantro. Divide among lettuce leaves, and roll up leaves to make a hand-roll. Serve rolls with small bowls of dipping sauce on the side.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 160
  • Carbohydrate Content: 14 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 160 mg
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 22 g
  • Sodium Content: 450 mg
  • Sugar Content: 9 g