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Mango Shrimp lettuce cups

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Mango shrimp lettuce cups recipe

Yields 4 appetizer servings or 2 entree servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated (or very thinly sliced)
  • 2 scallions, bias cut (or chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper, very thinly sliced
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 large shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 cup Thai sweet red chili sauce
  • 1 head lettuce (butter, bibb or iceberg)

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the carrots, scallions, bell pepper and mango. In a separate bowl whisk together the soy sauce, honey, white vinegar and chili powder, pour over vegetables, toss to combine.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the cornstarch, salt and pepper. Add the shrimp, toss to coat.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet, add the shrimp and cook until pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, add the sweet red chili sauce, stir to combine .
  5. Spoon shrimp into lettuce leaves, top with vegetables.

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Tandori salmon
Avocado lime ceviche

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