Cilantro Lime Shrimp Wraps

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Get dinner on the table fast with this healthy and refreshing dinner. You will quickly marinade shrimp with lime juice, chili powder and garlic, then sautée and you've got a wonderful wrap filling to garnish as you wish.

INGREDIENTS

Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

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INGREDIENTS

SHRIMP MARINADE

  • 1 lb Shrimp, large (31/35 count), peeled & deveined, tails removed
  • 2 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 2 tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro , chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • To taste Salt
  • To taste Black pepper , freshly ground

WRAPS

  • 1 head Romaine lettuce, cut into 8 “cups”
  • 1 Avocado, sliced
  • For garnish Sour cream
  • For garnish Cilantro , chopped

METHOD

  • In a large bowl, combine shrimp, cumin, chili powder, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper. Marinate in the refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, add shrimp mixture and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Spoon a portion of the shrimp into a lettuce cup. Add avocado. Drizzle with sour cream and garnish with cilantro. Serve.

METHOD

  1. In a large bowl, combine shrimp, cumin, lime juice, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper. Marinate in refrigerator for 10 minutes. 
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Spoon a portion of the shrimp into a lettuce cup. Add avocado. Garnish with cilantro. Serve. 

NOTES

  • Add any other vegetables to the wraps that you wish
  • Garnish with sour cream or yogurt if you desire 
  • Alternatively, you can use Boston bibb or butter lettuce leaves
  • Alternatively, substitute shrimp for ground chicken, turkey, pork, or tofu

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