Menu Enter a recipe name, ingredient, keyword...

Shrimp & Black Bean Lettuce Wrap


Black Mtn Film Society Fav by Jan Justice!

Google Ads
Rate this recipe 0/5 (0 Votes)


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, fresh or dried
  • 1 pound fresh rock shrimp, shelled and cleaned
  • 1 cup chopped red onions Salt and pepper to taste
  • 10 ounces can black beans
  • 1 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 head butter lettuce, cleaned and separated



Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil with chili pepper and ginger over low heat. Add shrimp to mixture and turn heat to medium-low. Saute until shrimp turn pink, about 8 minutes. Set aside. In a separate skillet, saute red onions in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add one-third of the black beans, saute, and mash the beans. Add remaining beans, saute, leaving those beans whole. Add shrimp mixture, scallions, and cilantro. Saute for 2 additional minutes. Serve wrapped in butter lettuce.

A drop of sour cream is also very good!


You'll also love

Review this recipe

Zesty Black Bean Stew Black Bean and Veal Chili