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Vietnamese Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Nuoc Cham, a light and refreshing appetizer, perfect for hot summer days. Flavorful, healthy and low in carbs and calories. #shrimp #shrimpappetizer #lowcarb #shrimpwrap #lettucewrap

Vietnamese Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12 lettuce wraps
  • Category: appetizer
  • Method: assemble
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese

Description

Vietnamese-style Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Nuoc Cham, a light and refreshing appetizer, perfect for hot summer days. Flavorful, healthy and low in carbs and calories.


Ingredients

  •  1 Head Butter Lettuce
  •  1 large avocado, sliced (optional)
  •  12 large prawns – cooked, peeled with tails off ( if they are very small, double the amout and do two prawns per wrap)
  • 3 cups shredded or sliced veggies: carrots, radishes, daikon, cabbage, cucumber etc.
  • 1/2 cup chopped mixed herbs ( mint, basil, cilantro)
  • 2 scallions diced
  • kosher salt

Nuoc Cham Dressing ( make one batch)


Instructions

Make Nuoc Cham. Stir sugar into lime juice, then add the rest of the ingredients. Garnish with a few herbs and a couple of slices of fresh chili. See post.

Assemble wraps. Arrange butter lettuce leaves on a platter. Distribute prawns on each leaf. Add a slice of avocado and divide the veggies among each leaf. Sprinkle liberally with fresh herbs and scallions and a light sprinkling of kosher salt.

Serve immediately with Nuoc Cham.



Nutrition

  • Calories: 95

Keywords: shrimp lettuce wraps, Vietnamese lettuce wraps

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