Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps make an easy low carb lunch. They can be made start to finish in under 20 minutes. These salty, spicy lettuce wraps are absolutely delicious.
Only 3 Ingredients Needed For The Shrimp
The shrimp are sauteed and coated in a mixture of butter and buffalo sauce. So easy and tasty.
To finish off this recipe, all you need are Romaine lettuce leaves, blue cheese crumbles, and sliced green onions. If you don’t like blue cheese, you can use feta cheese.
What Type Of Shrimp To Use
I prefer wild-caught over farm-raised shrimp. If you can get local, fresh shrimp they are the best. If you don’t live near the coast, you are best off buying frozen shrimp. They are easy to thaw in a colander under running water.
Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps Recipe Tips
Be careful not to overcook the shrimp. They cook in just a few minutes. Once they are opaque, they are done. If you overcook them, they will develop a rubbery texture.
I use Frank’s Red Hot Wing Sauce. Be sure to use the wing sauce and not hot sauce.
Romaine lettuce is my go to for this recipe but you can use iceberg lettuce or bibb lettuce.
Leftovers will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.
More Shrimp Recipes
- Keto Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp
- Low Carb Shrimp Cakes
- Skinny Shrimp Etouffee
- Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp
- Easy Shrimp Creole
Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Buffalo Shrimp Lettuce Wraps make an easy low carb lunch. They can be made start to finish in under 20 minutes.
- 3 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 1/4 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/3 cup Buffalo sauce
- 4 large Romaine leaves
- 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
- 3 green onions, sliced
Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add shrimp. Cook 1 minute and then add remaining butter and the buffalo sauce.
Cook another 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are fully cooked. Remove from heat.
Let cool some and then divide shrimp between Romaine leaves. Sprinkle with blue cheese and green onions and serve.
Be careful not to overcook the shrimp. They only need about 3 minutes to cook.
I use Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Sauce.
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