Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Shrimp lettuce wraps loaded with fresh veggies and juicy shrimp. The peanut sauce is exceptional and surprisingly simple. Lettuce wraps are a low carb, healthy dinner.

Author: Natasha of
Skill Level: Easy
Cost to Make: $14-$17
Keyword: lettuce wraps
Calories: 399 kcal
Servings: 4


For the Lettuce Wraps:

  • 1 head of Boston lettuce
  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper or to taste
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 avocado sliced into strips
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced into strips
  • 1/2 small bunch of cilantro
  • 1 medium carrot cut into matchsticks

Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Lowfat sesame ginger dressing (We use Newman's Own Brand*)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp creamy peanut butter room temperature


  1. Rinse and pat dry your shrimp. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/2 Tbsp olive oil to a large hot non-stick skillet. Once oil is hot, add shrimp and saut√© on med/high heat 2 min per side or just until cooked through then transfer to a plate. 

  2. Cut your cucumber and carrot into thin matchsticks. Slice your avocado into strips, cut cilantro springs in half. 

  3. Make your peanut dressing, combine 1/2 cup sesame ginger dressing with the 1 1/2 Tbsp peanut butter in a mason jar or tupperware with tight fitting lid. Shake thoroughly until smooth. 

  4. To assemble lettuce wraps, place the lettuce cups on a platter, add several strips of carrot and cucumber, sliced avocado, 2 shrimp and a couple of large sprigs of cilantro. Drizzle the top with the peanut dipping sauce. 

Recipe Notes

*P.S. this dressing contains wheat so if you're gluten free, try: Braggs ginger sesame