Shrimp Lettuce Boats


I presented at Kids Eat Chicago.  Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Boat with Mango Salsa Picada- It’s too good not to try it yourself at home.


15-20 shrimp
Lettuce for boats
Salsa (cut into bite-sized pieces ahead of time): Avocado, Jalapeno, Tomato, Onion, Mango

For spice mixture:

1 ½ tsp. paprika
1 ½ tsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. oregano
¾ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. cumin
¼ tsp. cayenne


Put oil in a cast iron pan. Heat.
Toss shrimp in spice mixture, then cook in the cast iron pan.
When shrimp are finished cooking, set aside to cool a bit.
Assemble lettuce boats with shrimp and salsa.


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