Recipe and Video for Blackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

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Blackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

1 Leanest | 3 Green | 2 Healthy Fat | 3 Condiments

Nutrition Facts: 350 calories | 15g fat | 17g carbohydrate | 39g protein (per serving)

Prep Time:   20 minutes  Cook Time: 8 -12 minutes  Yield:  4 servings

IngredientsBlackened Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

2 pounds raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 Tbsp Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

4 tsp olive oil, divided

1 cup plain, 2% Greek yogurt

6 oz avocado

2 Tbsp lime juice, divided

1 ½ cups diced tomato

¼ cup diced green bell pepper

¼ cup chopped red onion

¼ cup chopped cilantro

1 chopped and deseeded jalapeno pepper

12 large romaine lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Place shrimp and Old Bay seasoning in a re-sealable plastic bag (you may need to divide shrimp into two batches). Shake contents of bag to distribute seasoning evenly.
  2. Heat two teaspoons of olive oil in large-skillet, and add half of the shrimp in a single layer. Cook about 2 to 3 minutes per side, until shrimp are pink and cooked through. Repeat with remaining olive oil and shrimp.
  3. For the avocado crema: Combine Greek yogurt, avocado, and one tablespoon of lime juice in blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.
  4. For the tomato salsa: Stir the tomatoes, green bell pepper, onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, and remaining tablespoon of lime juice in a medium bowl.
  5. Prepare lettuce wraps by dividing the shrimp, avocado crema, and tomato salsa evenly among the lettuce leaves, Serve immediately.

 

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