Mandarin Orange Rice and Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Make these sweet appetizers by infusing the rice with juice from the mandarins.
- 1 11-ounce can mandarin oranges, drained, juice reserved
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 2 tsp vegetable oil (for stir fry)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup jasmine or long grain white rice
- 2 Tbs bottled Thai sweet chili sauce plus additional for topping
- 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 12 whole large leaves, bibb or iceberg lettuce
- 1 cup matchstick cut or shredded carrots
- Combine reserved mandarin orange juice with enough water to equal 2 cups liquid. Bring juice mixture, 1 teaspoon oil and salt to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in rice; cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir mandarin oranges and sweet chili sauce into cooked rice. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and saute just until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes. Arrange lettuce leaves on large platter. Spoon rice mixture into center of each lettuce leaf. Top with carrots and shrimp. Drizzle additional sauce on top.
Calories from Fat 49 (19%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(3%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Total Carbohydrate 33g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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