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Shrimp Salad Lettuce Wraps with Avocado

Shrimp salad lettuce wraps are a great summer appetizer and a nice move for a dinner party. Full of fresh summer flavours like creamy avocado, crunchy veggies and wrapped in cold, crispy romaine lettuce.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 lettuce wraps
Calories 63kcal
Cost $10/ 8€


  • 1-2 heads baby romaine (or 1 head of regular romaine)
  • 150 g baby shrimp cooked
  • 50 g celery (about 1 stick of celery)
  • 50 g carrot (½ a small carrot)
  • 50 g cucumber (⅛ piece of cucumber)
  • 100 g avocado, ripe (1 baby avocado or ½ a large)
  • 60 g mayonnaise (2 tbsp)
  • 1 g garlic, peeled ( ½ a small clove)
  • 1 pc lemon, zested
  • 1/16 tsp celery salt
  • 1/16 tsp cayenne add more if you like it hot
  • tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp dijon mustard
  • 6 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 6 dashes Worcestershire sauce or fish sauce
  • ¼ pc lemon, juiced
  • sea salt to taste
  • lemon wedges for garnish optional
  • arugula lettuce for garnish optional


  • Pick off the large leaves of the romaine and save for something else. Find the smaller leaves that will make perfect lettuce cups and soak them in ice water for 5 minutes.
    Dry with a salad spinner and keep cold in the fridge.
    Soaking the romaine in ice water.
  • Cut the veggies into tiny pieces.
    (They don't have to be as small as pictured but the smaller the better).
    Cutting the veggies into a brunoise.
  • Cut the avocado right before serving so it doesn't turn brown.
    Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl. Season with salt to your liking.
    All of the ingredients for the shrimp salad mixed together.
  • Serve the shrimp salad in the lettuce cups and garnish with a little smoked paprika and fresh lemon wedges on the side.
    The shrimp salad lettuce wraps being held on a board by a beautiful woman..


Calories: 63kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 155mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 756IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg
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