Lettuce Wraps and Shrimp Remoulade

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Aug. 02, 2012

Two simple dishes - chicken with blue cheese and pineapple wrapped in lettuce, and a wonderfully delicious salad with shrimp in remoulade sauce over a flexible salad. From Dig In Colorado, 2011


Leftover chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs) , chop (for lettuce wrap)
Pineapple chunks 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for lettuce wrap)
Green onion 3 Tablespoon , chopped finely (for lettuce wrap)
Celery 3 Tablespoon , finely chopped (for lettuce wrap)
Blue cheese dressing 3 Tablespoon (for lettuce wrap)
Lettuce leaf 7 Medium (for lettuce wrap)
White shrimp 2 Pound (for shrimp remoulade)
Remoulade 2 Tablespoon (for shrimp remoulade)
Lettuce 3 Medium , shredded (for salad (light and dark green))
Carrot 1 Medium , shredded (for salad)
Purple cabbage 2 Tablespoon (for salad)
Olives 3 Medium , slice
Bacon 50 Gram , slice
Avocado 1 Small



1. For shrimp remoulade, with a kitchen scissor cut the shrimp right along the back, and open it.

2. In a pot, take some water, add salt, put shrimp, and bring it to a boil. Cover it with lid, and allow it to cook for 3 minutes, or until they become nice and pink.

3. For lettuce wrap, take a bowl and combine together leftover chicken pieces, pineapple, green onion, and celery.

4. Put blue cheese dressing in it. Toss it well.

5. Take a lettuce leaf, and pile in the mixture over it. Wrap and place it on a serving plate.

6. For shrimp remoulade, peel the veins and cut them in bite size pieces. Put most of the shrimp in a bowl, keeping some aside.

7. Add remoulade and mix well. Put it in the refrigerator and allow it to set for a couple of hours.


8. On a plate spread lettuce, carrot and cabbage. Top it with shrimp. Pour a little more remoulade.

9. Place olives, bacon and avocado pulp on top.


10. Serve shrimp remoulade with lettuce wrap.


You may use any dressing, depending on your taste.

To boil the shrimp you may season the water anyway you like.

You may use any seasonal vegetables to prepare the dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 9

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 223Calories from Fat 68

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 619 mg25.79%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet