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A visit from Baby Chloe – and Asian Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

My sweet little niece (almost 11 months old) stayed with us this weekend so her hardworking parents could get a well deserved and much needed break.  My sister and her husband took their boat out on Saturday and came back with a nice bucket of fresh shrimp.  In exchange for my “babysitting services” I was able to score some shrimp from them – lucky me!
I saw an episode of Bobby Flay’s new show Grill It and it was featuring shrimp.  He made a yummy looking asian marinade that I really wanted to try.  I decided to use it and make some healthy lettuce wraps for dinner.  They turned out really good!  I will definately use this marinade and dressing again for other asian inspired meals.
Asian Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Marinade and dressing from Grill It! with Bobby Flay

1/4 cup soy sauce 
2 limes, juiced 
2 teaspoons honey 
2-inch piece fresh ginger, finely grated 
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 
1/4 cup canola oil


1/4 cup rice vinegar 
2 tablespoons soy sauce 
2 tablespoons canola oil 
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 
2 green onions, thinly sliced 

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


shrimp, peeled and deveined
iceberg lettuce leaves, rinsed
carrots, shredded
cucumbers, julienned
chopped roasted peanuts

Marinate shrimp for about 20 minutes.  Cook shrimp until pink using indoor grill pan or skillet.  Assemble wraps with shrimp, carrots, cucumbers, peanuts and dressing.
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8 comments on “A visit from Baby Chloe – and Asian Shrimp Lettuce Wraps”

  1. Those wraps look totally delish! My son loved the wraps I made last week, but he would probably love them even more with shrimp!

  2. What a cutie pie in the picture! Your lettuce wraps look perfect! They are so nice for summer!

  3. Those wraps look so tasty!

  4. Your niece is adorable! Wraps look good. I happened to see that Bobby Flay show also.

  5. What a yummy wrap. You can never go wrong with a lovely shrimp dish. Awww, I really miss the baby stage! What a sweet baby.

  6. I really love lettuce wraps! Those look really great and that is one sweet little niece you have there! 🙂

  7. I had lettuce wraps for the first time recently and love them!! This recipe looks so good!! Thanks Aggie!!

  8. Nice, my favorite food shrimp! I need to try this one!