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Grilled Shrimp in Lettuce Leaves with Serrano-Mint Sauce
CATEGORY: Salads
An elegant serving with a sophisticated taste...Delicious!!
GrilledShrimpMintSauce
SERVINGS: 4

PREP TIME: 15 min.

COOK TIME: 4 min.

INGREDIENTS
Grilled Shrimp:
1 lb. large shrimp (appx. 36) peeled and deveined
3 T Canola oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
12 leaves green curly leaf lettuce
Serrano-Mint Sauce
Chili oil, for drizzling (optional)
Fresh cilantro leaves
Serrano Mint Sauce:
1 c tightly packed mint leaves, (plus some for garnish)
2 serrano chiles, chopped
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
2 t sugar
1/4 c white wine vinegar
2 T fish sauce
Salt
DIRECTIONS
  1. Grilled Shrimp: Preheat the grill to medium-high. In a large bowl, toss shrimp in oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill the shrimp to 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until just cooked through. Be careful not to overcook the shrimp, or they will be tough and rubbery. Remove from the grill.
  2. Place about 3 shrimp in each lettuce leaf. Drizzle with the Serrano-Mint Sauce and with a little chili oil, if desired. Sprinkle with a few cilantro leaves and serve.
  3. Mint Sauce: Place all ingredients, except for salt, in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Season, to taste.