Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls

This Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Covers or Rice Bowls dish takes the shrimp dumpling filling and includes it into lettuce covers or rice bowls – so great in either case!

Shrimp Dumpling Rice Bowls
Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Covers or Rice Bowls

I enjoy shrimp dumplings, specifically the filling within, which motivated these Lettuce Wraps and Rice Bowls.The shrimp is seasoned with fresh ginger, scallions, soy sauce, and sriracha and tastes similarly scrumptious served over rice or lettuce, an excellent low-carb choice. Whatever you choose, leading it with marinaded carrots, dumpling sauce, and more sriracha. For more lettuce wrap dishes, attempt my Asian Chicken Lettuce Covers and Thai Chicken Peanut Lettuce Tacos, and for more rice bowls, take a look at my Seattle Asian Salmon Bowls and Korean Beef Rice Bowls.

Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps with sauce and spoon

Make Them Into Rice Bowls

Considering that I couldn’t choose if I ought to make them into rice bowls or lettuce covers, I asked on my tiktok video last month and you stated both! So I am letting you choose. If you require a low carbohydrate choice, lettuce covers is the method to go, I would double the part. If you wish to include some carbohydrates to make it more well balanced and filling, merely serve the shrimp over 3/4 cup wild rice and leave out the lettuce. This will include about 165 calories or 5 ww points. And if you desire pork, attempt these scrumptious low carbohydrate pork dumplings made with zucchini.

What is the very best lettuce to utilize for a wrap?

The very best lettuce for lettuce covers is butter lettuce, likewise called Bibb or Boston lettuce. Butter lettuce hurts and moderate. I likewise enjoy iceberg and romaine hearts. Their leaves are typically larger than butter lettuce’s, so they’re great if you desire bigger covers. Endive is another great choice for a lettuce wrap.

What is dumpling sauce made from?

To make dumpling sauce, integrate soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and garlic. Include very finely sliced ginger and the green part of one scallion.

How to Pickle Carrots

Marinading carrots is quite quick and easy. You can likewise double or triple the dish if you desire leftovers. They’re terrific to contribute to salads, banh mis, summertime rolls, and grain bowls and will last in the fridge for a couple of weeks.

  1. Integrate rice vinegar, water, and honey in a bowl.
  2. Include the carrots and let sit for about thirty minutes.
  3. When prepared, drain pipes the liquid.


  • Sub ground pork or chicken for shrimp.
  • Leave out the sriracha if you choose milder food.

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Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Covers or Rice Bowls

201 Cals 25.5 Protein 9.5 Carbohydrates 6.5 Fats

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Prepare Time: 5 minutes

Overall Time: 20 minutes

This Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Covers or Rice Bowls dish takes the shrimp dumpling filling and includes it into lettuce covers or rice bowls – so great in either case!

Pickled carrots:

  • ¼ cup plus 3 Tablespoon rice vinegar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sugar
  • 1 cup shredded carrots

Shrimp and Sauce:

  • ¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon low salt soy sauce, divided (usage gf soy sauce for GF)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil, plus 1 teaspoon more for cooking
  • 2- in piece fresh ginger, peeled and divided
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha, optional, plus more for serving
  • 1 head Bibb or endive lettuce, leaves apart
  • 3 cups wild rice, optional to make rice bowls

For the fast pickled carrots:

To make the dumpling sauce:

  • Integrate ¼ cup soy sauce with the staying 3 Tablespoon rice vinegar, garlic and sesame oil.

  • Very finely slice half the ginger (a 1-in piece) along with the dark green top of one scallion. Contribute to the dumpling sauce.

For the shrimp:

  • If you’re utilizing frozen shrimp, thaw it entirely and drain pipes as much water as possible, utilizing a paper towel to pat it dry. Carefully slice with a knife, till it’s about the consistency of ground meat. Contribute to a big blending bowl.

  • Mince the white and light green parts of the staying scallions along with the staying 1-in piece of ginger and include them to the bowl with the shrimp.

  • Season with the staying 1 Tablespoon soy sauce and (if utilizing) the sriracha; stir till entirely included.

  • Set a big lidded frying pan over medium heat with 1 tsp oil.

  • When the oil is hot, include the shrimp mix and spread it in an even layer. Prepare undisturbed for 1 to 2 minutes, then stir and cover to let the recurring steam surface the cooking.

  • Drain pipes the quick-pickled carrots.

  • To serve, cover the filling in lettuce leaves and serve with marinaded carrots, dumpling sauce, and (if utilizing) more sriracha on the side.

  • If making rice bowls, leave out the lettuce and serve over 3/4 cups prepared rice (not consisted of in macros/points).

Serving: 4oz shrimp with lettuce and sauce, Calories: 201kcal, Carbohydrates: 9.5g, Protein: 25.5g, Fat: 6.5g, Hydrogenated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 172.5mg, Salt: 955.5mg, Fiber: 1.5g, Sugar: 3g

Blue Smart Points: 2

Green Smart Points: 3

Purple Smart Points: 2

Keywords: Bowls, low carbohydrate shrimp dumpling, shrimp dumpling

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.