Healthy Taco Shrimp Lettuce Wraps are a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional tacos, using crisp lettuce leaves instead of tortillas for a lighter meal. Here’s a detailed description of how to make them:

To start, you’ll need large shrimp, taco seasoning, olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, and your choice of toppings such as diced tomatoes, avocado, cilantro, and lime wedges.

First, peel and devein the shrimp if needed, leaving the tails intact. In a bowl, toss the shrimp with taco seasoning, olive oil, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.

Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the seasoned shrimp. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.

While the shrimp are cooking, prepare your lettuce wraps. Wash and dry large lettuce leaves, such as butter or romaine lettuce, and lay them flat on a serving platter.

Once the shrimp are cooked, assemble your lettuce wraps by placing a few shrimp in each lettuce leaf, along with your choice of toppings. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the top for an extra burst of flavor.

These Healthy Taco Shrimp Lettuce Wraps are not only delicious but also low in carbs and calories, making them a perfect option for a light and satisfying meal. They’re also customizable, so feel free to add your favorite taco toppings to make them your own. Enjoy!


500g/17.6oz Shrimp (fresh or frozen)
1 Pkt Taco Seasoning
1/3 Cup Olive Oil
Juice of 1 Lime (2Tbls)

8 or 9 Lettuce Leaves
200g/7oz Cherry Tomatoes, small dice
1/2 Small Onion, finely chopped
1/2 Cup Sweet Corn
1/4 Tsp Garlic Powder
2 Tbls Olive Oil
2 Tbls Fresh Chopped Parsley
Salt and Pepper

Avocado Mash:
2 Avocados
1/2 Lime, juiced

Sour Cream Sauce:
1 Jar (170g/6oz) Sour Cream or 3/4 Cup Greek Yogurt
1/2 Lime, zest + juice
1/2 Tsp Sugar


In a bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, taco seasoning and lime juice. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
In a large skillet over medium heat saute the shrimp for a few minutes on both sides until cooked. Then add remaining marinade which was left in the bowl and stir through just until the shrimps are covered in the sauce.

In a bowl add the cherry tomatoes, onions, sweetcorn, parsley, olive oil, salt and pepper and mix together.

Avocado Mash-
In a medium bowl, add in the avocados, lime juice and salt to taste and give them a rough mash.

Sour Cream Sauce-
Whisk all ingredients together. Taste and adjust anything if needed.

Wash and pat dry lettuce leaves.
Spoon and spread with avocado mash on top of lettuce leaves. Top with cherry tomato filling, shrimps, sour cream sauce and garnish with lemon zest, ground pepper and cilantro or parsley.
Enjoy! 😊


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