Meal Kit

Tempura Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

with pico de gallo

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Eggs, Wheat, Shellfish

Calories Conscious
All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Head of Butter Lettuce
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 1 Shallot
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 1 Lime
  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • Info
    1½ oz. Mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • Info
    3 Tbsp. Tempura Mix

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Sodium

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 3 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Separate leaves of lettuce for cups. Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice. Peel and mince shallot. Mince cilantro, stems and leaves. Quarter lime. Pat shrimp dry, and season with a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Make Pico de Gallo and Spicy Mayo

    In a mixing bowl, combing tomatoes, shallot (to taste), half the cilantro (reserve remaining for garnish), squeeze juice from two lime quarters, ¼ tsp salt, and a pinch of pepper. In another mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise and Sriracha (to taste).

  3. 3

    Make the Batter

    In another mixing bowl, mix together tempura mix and 2½ Tbsp. water until the consistency of pancake batter. Add shrimp and toss or stir to coat completely.

  4. 4

    Cook the Shrimp

    Line a plate with paper towels. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 3 Tbsp. olive oil. Add shrimp to hot pan, letting excess batter drip off before adding. Cook until browned and shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 2-4 minutes per side. Remove shrimp to towel-lined plate.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    To lettuce cups, add shrimp, pico de gallo, remaining cilantro, spicy mayo and a squeeze of lime juice, if desired. Place three cups on a plate.

Home Chef: Fresh Ingredient Delivery To Cook At Home

Home Chef is a meal kit delivery service - order and receive home food delivery weekly. Choose from 21 fresh recipes featuring steak, chicken, pork, fish, vegetarian options, and beyond to meet your cooking needs each week.