Charred Shrimp Lettuce Wrap With Pink Grapefruit, Thai Basil, Caramel And Scented Soy Recipe

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  • 2 x shrimp, peeled, de-veined extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 x salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. thinly sliced jicama
  • 1 sm leaf Boston lettuce
  • 4 x 3 inch chives
  • 2 x fresh Thai basil leaves
  • 1 x section pink grapefruit, pith, removed Caramel and Soy Glaze
  • 3/4 c. soy sauce
  • 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 4 x 1 1/2 inch strips rind of orange
  • 1/2 tsp Asian chili paste Simple Rice Wine Vinaigrette
  • 2 Tbsp. light extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tsp mirin
  • 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice tsp salt and pepper


  1. Toss shrimp with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat for about 3 min or possibly till charred. Slice shrimp in half lengthwise. Toss shrimp and jicama with 1 tsp of the Simple Rice Wine Vinaigrette. Place in lettuce leaf with chives, coriander, basil and grapefruit.
  2. Place lettuce wrap on plate and drizzle with 1/2 tsp each Caramel and Soy Glaze and Simple Rice Wine Vinaigrette. Serve with remaining glaze and vinaigrette.
  3. Caramel and Soy Glaze:In small saucepan. combine soy sauce, sugar, orange rind and chili paste. Bring to boil; remove from heat and let stand till cold. Strain and set aside.
  4. Simple Rice Wine Vinaigrette:In small bowl, whisk together olive, canola and sunflower oils, mirin, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 427g
Calories 1048  
Calories from Fat 529 50%
Total Fat 59.82g 75%
Saturated Fat 6.32g 25%
Trans Fat 0.11g  
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 10802mg 450%
Potassium 526mg 15%
Total Carbs 117.03g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 8%
Sugars 103.83g 69%
Protein 14.85g 24%
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