Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Cajun Cream Sauce

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Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Recipe by lowcarbyum Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

5

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

5

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

These shrimp lettuce wraps pack a flawless combination of flavors and textures: grilled shrimp with sautéed red peppers, carrots, and zucchini wrapped in a crisp lettuce leaf.

Ingredients

  • ½ pound fresh shrimp

  • ½ pound White Button Mushrooms sliced (about 225 grams)

  • ½ medium red onion

  • 3 stalks celery finely chopped

  • 1 medium green bell pepper

  • 1 small yellow bell pepper

  • cherry tomatoes optional

  • bunch romaine lettuce

  • olive oil

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • CAJUN SEASONING :
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon Spanish paprika

  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional

  • CAJUN DRESSING :
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  • Wash shrimp with cold running water, remove shell and tail then devein. Wash lettuce with cold water, shake off excess water and set on towel to dry.
  • Mix together Cajun seasoning – onion powder, garlic powder, dried thyme, ground oregano, dried basil, ground cumin, cayenne powder, spanish paprika and red pepper flakes (if using).
  • Season shrimp and mushrooms with 3/4 of the cajun mixture plus salt and black pepper. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes.
  • Mix Cajun dressing. Combine mayonnaise, sour cream and cajun seasoning plus salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  • In a greased skillet, sauté onions for one minute. Add shrimp and cook for one minute on one side at medium heat then flip on the other side and cook for 2 minutes at low heat. Remove from skillet and set aside.
    In the same skillet, brown mushrooms. Add celery and bell pepper.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cajun seasoning and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
    Return shrimp on top and allow to heat up for 30 seconds without mixing.
  • Arrange lettuce on a platter. Spoon mushroom mixture onto each lettuce and top with shrimp. Drizzle with cajun dressing. Add some cherry tomatoes to make this shrimp lettuce wrap even more colorful.
  • Enjoy!

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