Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps


Embark on a culinary voyage with our Harbor Breeze Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps. These wraps blend the succulent taste of shrimp dumplings with the crisp, fresh sensation of lettuce, creating a delightful fusion that's light yet satisfying. Perfect for a refreshing lunch or a novel appetizer, these wraps are a testament to the fusion of sea and garden.

Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 2 lettuce wraps

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 200 kcal
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 300mg


  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined – 1 cup (150g)
  • Garlic, minced – 1 teaspoon (5g)
  • Ginger, minced – 1 teaspoon (5g)
  • Soy sauce – 2 tablespoons (30ml)
  • Sesame oil – 1 teaspoon (5ml)
  • Green onions, chopped – 2 tablespoons (30g)
  • Wonton wrappers – 8
  • Large lettuce leaves (like Butter or Iceberg) – 8
  • Hoisin sauce – for dipping
  • Water – for steaming

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Finely chop the shrimp and mix with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and green onions.
  2. Place a spoonful of the shrimp mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper.
  3. Moisten the edges of the wrapper with water and fold to form a dumpling.
  4. Steam the dumplings for about 10 minutes or until they are cooked through.
  5. Place a steamed dumpling in the center of a lettuce leaf.
  6. Fold the lettuce around the dumpling, similar to a wrap.
  7. Serve the wraps with a side of hoisin sauce for dipping.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Shrimp Size: Ensure the shrimp is finely chopped for easier filling.
  • Wrapper Sealing: Press firmly on the edges of the wrappers to seal the dumplings properly.
  • Steaming Tip: Line the steamer with parchment paper to prevent sticking.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I bake the dumplings instead of steaming?

Yes, you can bake them at 375°F (190°C) for 10-15 minutes until golden.

What can I use instead of shrimp?

Ground chicken or tofu can be used as alternatives.

How long can these wraps be stored?

Best served fresh, but you can refrigerate for up to 2 days.

With each bite of the Harbor Breeze Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps, let the fresh flavors transport you to a seaside escape. These wraps are more than just a meal; they are a celebration of the sea's bounty wrapped in nature's crispness. Dive into this unique culinary experience and let your taste buds set sail on a flavor adventure!