Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps Recipe


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Shrimp Lettuce Wraps make a delicious, nutritious meal in minutes. Made of shrimp, garlic, and peppers, these shrimp lettuce wraps have a spicy flair!

As the weather is getting warmer here in the South, I’m looking for more and more quick and easy dishes I can have on the table in minutes. These spicy shrimp lettuce wraps are definitely one of my favorites for a filling lunch or dinner.

Within just a few minutes, I have the ingredients on a baking sheet and in the oven filling my kitchen with a spicy, delicious smell. My recipe includes time for preparing the shrimp prior to baking them. As a shortcut, I often buy shrimp that has already been peeled and de-veined for me which even further reduces the preparation time for this recipe. Because we all know that sometimes, I need all the help I can muster to get a quick meal on the table.


Here’s how I make my Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps.

Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

5 from 1 vote
Shrimp Lettuce Wraps make a delicious, nutritious meal in minutes. Made of shrimp, garlic, and peppers, these shrimp lettuce wraps have a spicy flair!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • 2 sweet peppers, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 12 Boston or butter lettuce leaves
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 400º Fahrenheit.
  • Peel and remove vein from shrimp.
  • Place on baking sheet and top with butter pieces, peppers, and soy sauce.
  • Bake about 10 minutes, turn shrimp, and cook about 5 more minutes until shrimp is completely pink.
  • Remove from oven and spoon about 1/4 cup of spicy shrimp into lettuce leaf.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2539IU | Vitamin C: 58mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.




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  1. www.StarHughes.com says:

    I tried commenting on this the other day but it didn’t seem to go through – I’m so happy I can tell you now that these look DELICIOUS! This is a must in my book. Looks so yummy. I’ve been looking for a good shrimp recipe!
    Star Hughes Living

  2. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles says:

    Whenever I make lettuce wraps, my family gobbles them up like crazy. There’s something very fun about it. I love shrimp – yours look wonderful!

  3. Yuri says:

    This looks so fancy and fresh, love how easy its made. Perfect for a last minute meal 🙂

  4. Cookbook Queen says:

    Looks so fresh!! Perfect Summer meal.

  5. jenna says:

    these look so healthy and delicious!! 🙂

  6. Amy | She Wears Many Hats says:


  7. Aggie says:

    I’ve been craving lettuce wraps since Amy posted her black bean boats. This is a great meal to have on a weeknight. I have almost everything I need too, just need to pick up the lettuce! Need to put this on the rotation…looks delicious!