Andouille Sausage and Cajun Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

January 28, 2017


Author Notes: Low carb, big flavor, gluten-free eating! W/Andouille chicken sausage, rock shrimp, & Cajun spices. (If you're making this on game day you can chop the veggies the day before to save some time!)Holly

Makes: 16 lettuce wraps

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (more if desired)
  • 7 ounces canned petite diced tomatoes
  • 12 ounces al fresco all natural Smoked Andouille Chicken Sausage
  • 1 pound fresh rock shrimp or small shrimp (50-60 count per pound)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 heads Boston bibb lettuce
  • garnish with chopped green onions, and parsley

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, red pepper, celery, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce, then sauté for 7 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl combine the rock shrimp, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne, thyme, and set aside.
  3. Stir the fresh minced garlic into the veggies in the sauté pan, and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Add Andouille Sausage and diced tomatoes and bring to a simmer, then add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 more minutes.
  5. Spoon two tablespoons of the sausage and shrimp mixture into each piece of lettuce, and sprinkle with green onions and parsley.

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