Lettuce Wrapped Shrimps

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

Here is the seafood version of the lettuce wrap.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix bomboo shoots, sweet onions, chinese celery, water chestnuts and mushrooms together in a bowl.
  2. Leave the vegetables mixture aside.
  3. Mix egg white, rice wine, cornstarch and a dash of salt together in a separate bowl and pour it over into the vegetables mixture above.
  4. Parboil these quickly and drain.
  5. Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a pan.
  6. Stir-fry the ginger until fragrant.
  7. Add in the vegetables mixture to stir-fry.
  8. When vegetables are about ready, add in the stock, sesame oil, dash of salt, sugar and pepper to season.
  9. Add in the shrimps.
  10. Stir-fry till the shrimps are just cooked, then add in the cornstarch solution to thicken.
  11. Stir until the mixture is quite dry.
  12. Remove into a plate.
  13. To serve, scoop a portion of the shrimp mixture onto a lettuce leaf, then wrap them in.
Most Helpful

This recipe was part of our Christnas Eve smorgaasbord and was delicious, I put some garlic in it and also a bit of soy. Thanks for a great addition to my favorite recipes.

Bergy December 25, 2001

I thought these were very good. Thanks for the recipe. foodie

Donna Feldman March 24, 2002