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5-Ingredient Chipotle-Lime Shrimp Lettuce Cups

5-Ingredient Chipotle-Lime Shrimp Lettuce Cups
Serves: 2 people
4.34 from 3 votes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins


  • 1 lb peeled, deveined, tail-off large shrimp
  • 1/2 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp ghee you can use avocado oil here, too
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp lime zest or the zest of 1/2 lime
  • 3 tbsp Siete Foods Chipotle Hot Sauce or compliant hot sauce that you like
  • 2 tbsp lime juice or the juice of 1 lime
  • 1 head bibb lettuce leaves
  • Cilantro leaves, optional for serving
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges optional for serving


  • Slice shrimp in half, lengthwise. Season with the salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  • Melt ghee in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the shrimp in a single layer and cook until just cooked through, 3 to 4 minutes, tossing halfway through.
  • Add the garlic, lime zest and chipotle hot sauce and toss until well combined and heated through, 1 to 2 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the lime juice.
  • Serve in lettuce leaves and topped with cilantro, if desired and serve with extra lime wedges. Enjoy!