With football season here and the demand of delicious appetizers on the rise (especially with the holidays coming up!), I have been determined to create a new family favorite. Lately, I have been using riced cauliflower for a majority of my meals because it absorbs flavor and makes meals more dense and filling. I am also a sucker for shrimp and LOVE garlic shrimp ANYTHING! So I made some flavorful shrimp cauliflower lettuce wraps, with garlic of course! And they were a hit while we watched the last football game (GO PACK GO!). This appetizer only took minutes to make and includes many staple items I had in the fridge such as soy sauce or lettuce. I also addedd some chopped walnuts to add some more delicious nutrients to this recipe. These are definitely filling and at the top of my list for appetizers. This is how I #Seafoodparty
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Shrimp Cauliflower Lettuce Wraps
Prep Time: 5 minutes. Cooking Time: 10 minutes. Total Time: 15 minutes.
Makes 10-12 lettuce wraps
- 10-12 frozen shrimp, peeled
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 cup riced cauliflower
- 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
- 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1-ounce walnuts, finely chopped
- 1 head butter lettuce
- salt and pepper to taste
- Green onions, for garnish
- In a small sauce pan, add water and pinch of salt. Boil frozen shrimp for 3 minutes. Let cool then chop into small pieces.
- In a pan, combine olive oil, garlic, ginger, riced cauliflower and cooked shrimp. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add hoisin sauce, rice wine vinegar, and soy sauce and cook for 2 more minutes.
- While mixture is cooking, set up lettuce wraps on a plate. Turn off heat and stir in chopped walnuts. Spoon about 3 tablespoons of mixture into each wrap. Top with green onions and serve with lemon. Enjoy as an appetizer!