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Mild-tasting napa cabbage holds the ingredients in this twist on lettuce wraps. You can prepare the sauce up to three days in advance, and the rest of the ingredients up to one day ahead. Arrange the components--cabbage leaves, noodles, vegetable mixture, shrimp, and sauce--buffet-style so that folks can assemble their own wraps.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2007


Recipe Summary

12 servings (serving size: 1 wrap and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare sauce, combine the first 6 ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat; cook until the sugar dissolves and sauce slightly thickens (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat; cover and chill.

  • To prepare wraps, steam cabbage, covered, 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain and pat dry; set aside.

  • Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrot and next 4 ingredients (through 2 garlic cloves) to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Add cilantro, basil, and juice; toss gently to combine. Place about 3 tablespoons vegetable mixture and 2 tablespoons bean threads on each cabbage leaf. Top each with 3 shrimp; roll up. Serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 3.2g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 10.6g; carbohydrates 19.7g; fiber 1.1g; cholesterol 72mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 443mg; calcium 55mg.