Who likes spicy food?! I sure do. Sometimes I get a craving for a kick. These spicy shrimp lettuce wraps will definitely satisfy that spicy craving and also give you a fresh and delicious meal.
This recipe is keto-friendly and Whole 30 compliant. It's ready in 15 minutes and will give you a healthy dinner in a flash!
If you're looking for something a bit heartier, fell free to swap out the lettuce with a tortilla or tostada. This shrimp is delicious no matter how you'd like to eat it.
Win dinnertime and make these spicy shrimp lettuce wraps tonight.
For the Shrimp, You'll Need:
- 10-12 raw, peeled jumbo shrimp
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 2 tsp cayenne (use less if you don't like it spicy)
- 1 tsp white pepper
- 1 tsp garlic salt
- 2 tsp cumin
- ½ cup shredded carrots
- ¼ cup chopped peanuts
- fresh lime juice
For the Lettuce Wraps, You'll Need:
- 1 head lettuce, separated in individual leaves
- cilantro, for topping
- pickled red onions, for topping
- more chopped shredded carrots, for topping
- more chopped peanuts, for topping
Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wrap Directions:
Heat canola oil in a pan on medium heat for one minute. Add shrimp and the spices, mixing well. Add fish sauce and lime juice.
After shrimp is mostly cooked (4ish minutes), add in your carrots and chopped peanuts.
Scoop the pan mixture into lettuce cups and top with cilantro, pickled red onions, carrots, and peanuts,