Big Poppa’s Jumbo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Friday, December 22nd, 2023 in appetizer, featured recipes, main dish, quick & easy

These succulent shrimp bites are packed with flavor and freshness, making them a perfect choice for a light and satisfying meal. Let’s dive into the recipe and get ready to elevate your dining experience!

Big Poppa’s Jumbo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side   Cuisine:    Prep Time:    Cook Time:    Servings:


Jumbo Shrimp

1 stick Unsalted Butter




Soy Sauce

Butter Lettuce

Pico de Gallo Salsa (pre-made or store-bought)


Prepare Butter Lettuce Leafs: Wash and carefully separate the leaves of butter lettuce, ensuring they are clean and ready to cradle your delicious shrimp.

Prep Pico de Gallo Salsa: Either pre-make your favorite pico de Gallo salsa or pick up a fresh batch from your local market. This vibrant topping will add a burst of flavor to your wraps.

Create the Basting Sauce:

Cut the unsalted butter into cubes and place them in a pot.

Add 1 tablespoon of honey.

Squeeze the juice of 1 lime and 1 lemon into the pot.

Pour in 1 tablespoon of soy sauce.

Melt the mixture over medium heat on your stove top, stirring until well combined.

Grill the Jumbo Shrimp:

Fire up your grill with hot coals.

Grill the jumbo shrimp, basting them constantly with the delectable basting sauce. This process infuses the shrimp with a rich, buttery flavor.

Assemble Your Wraps:

Once the shrimp are perfectly grilled, remove them from the heat.

Take a butter lettuce leaf, place a grilled shrimp on it, and generously top it with pre-made or store-bought pico de Gallo salsa.

Serve and Enjoy!


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