Mandarin Orange Rice and Shrimp Lettuce Wraps • Seafood Nutrition Partnership


1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained, juice reserved
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil, divided
3/4 tsp. salt
1 cup brown rice
2 Tbsp. bottled Thai sweet chili sauce
12 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
12 whole large lettuce leaves, bibb or iceberg lettuce
1 cup carrots, shredded
Recipe courtesy of USA Rice


1.Combine reserved mandarin orange juice with enough water to equal 2 cups liquid. Bring juice mixture, 1 teaspoon oil and salt to boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
2.Stir in rice; cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook according to package instructions. Stir mandarin oranges and sweet chili sauce into cooked rice.
3.Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and sauté just until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes.
4.Arrange lettuce leaves on large platter. Spoon rice mixture into center of each lettuce leaf. Top with carrots and shrimp.

Looking for the perfect seafood recipe? We’ve found it. These Mandarin Orange Rice and Shrimp Lettuce Wraps, courtesy of USA Rice, are perfect as a party appetizer, lunch, or dinner.  Sweet and sour, crunchy and smooth – these wraps have it all in one bite.

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