Nov 7, 2017
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Lime Shrimp Tacos – Low Carb

These low carb Thai Shrimp Lettuce Wraps make a quick, easy and healthy meal. A great way to get Thai flavors without the junky take-out.

INGREDIENTS

THAI SHRIMP

  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Gourmet Garden Thai Seasoning Paste
  • 1 tsp Gourmet Garden Chili Pepper Paste (more if you like it hotter)
  • 2 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • Half a head iceberg lettuce, separated into leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

CILANTRO LIME MAYO

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden cilantro paste
  • 1/2 tsp Gourmet Garden garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a medium bowl, toss shrimp with Thai seasoning paste and chili pepper paste. Cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to marinate.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add butter or oil and swirl to coat. Add shrimp in a single layer and let cook 2 minutes, then toss and continue to sauté until cooked through, 1 or 2 more minutes.
  3. Divide shrimp among 8 lettuce leaves (4 or 5 shrimp per leaf, depending on the size of your shrimp). Sprinkle with chopped tomatoes and season to taste.

CILANTRO LIME MAYO:

  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, cilantro paste, garlic paste, lime juice, salt and pepper. Mix well and drizzle over shrimp.

RECIPE NOTES

Serves 2 as a main dish (4 to 6 as an appetizer). For two servings, each serving has 5.71 g NET CARBS.

Food energy: 268kcal Total fat: 18.57g Calories from fat: 167 Cholesterol: 142mg Carbohydrate: 6.55g Total dietary fiber: 0.84g Protein: 16.04

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  1. Where can you find the Gourmet Garden Cilantro paste and garlic paste? My local grocery store did not carry them. Thanks.

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