Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps

IP Recipe: Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Fresh Dill

Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps

The Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Fresh Dill is a tasty recipe for the whole family to enjoy!  Did you know that lettuce wraps are a great alternative to traditional sandwiches. They are low in carbohydrates and can be a simple way to include veggies in your meal!  The Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Fresh Dill is acceptable throughout all phases of  Ideal Protein.

Makes 6—8 lettuce cups

Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wraps with Fresh Dill

Ingredients

8 ounces of large uncooked shrimp (peeled, tails on), thawed

¼ cup * (low sodium) chicken, seafood, or vegetable broth

4 cloves of garlic, minced

2 tablespoons of white vinegar

1 English cucumber, diced or 2 regular cucumbers peeled and diced (about 2 to 2 ½ cups)

2 tablespoons of chopped fresh dill

Juice from 1 small lemon (about 2 tablespoons)

Salt and pepper to taste

6-8 pieces of green/red leaf lettuce

Directions

Place broth in a skillet and heat to medium-high heat. Add garlic. Cook for approximately 60 seconds and then add shrimp. Cook until shrimp are pink and opaque, about 3-5 minutes. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside to cool. Add vinegar to skillet, and let sauce reduce to about a third.

When shrimp are cool enough to handle, remove all the tails and chop coarsely. Combine chopped shrimp in a medium bowl with reduced pan juices/ garlic, diced cucumber, dill, lemon juice and a few pinches of salt and pepper. Spoon filling into lettuce leaves, roll and serve.

And now you have a Shrimp and Cucumber Lettuce Wrap with Fresh Dill.  That’s a Wrap!

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