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Thai Lettuce Wraps with Tilapia Fillets

Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4

This spicy Thai-inspired recipe will give your guests the freedom to enjoy these wraps anyway they want!


Gorton's seafood

Gorton’s Signature Grilled Tilapia

2 (6.3 ounce) packages Gorton’s Signature Grilled Tilapia (4 fish fillets)

Spicy Crunch:
2 Tbsp Panko bread crumbs
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp garlic powder
½ Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp dry roasted peanuts, finely chopped

Dipping Sauce:
½ cup light lime vinaigrette
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Wrap Platter:
2½ inch cucumber, seeded, julienned
½ cup cilantro sprigs
½ cup matchstick cut carrots (or julienned)
1 mini sweet red pepper, seeded, julienned
½ cup red onion, chopped
4 to 6 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves, washed

Garnish: lime wedges and small sweet red peppers


Step 1

Prepare Gorton’s Grilled Tilapia Fillets according to package instructions. Allow to cool and cut each fillet into 3 strips (12 strips total).

Step 2

In a microwave safe small bowl, combine all Spicy Crunch ingredients except peanuts. Cook in microwave on high for 1 minute.

Step 3

Stir in peanuts and set Spicy Crunch aside.

Step 4

In a small bowl, stir together Dipping Sauce ingredients and set aside.

Step 5

On a large platter, arrange all Wrap Platter ingredients and cooked Gorton’s Grilled Tilapia strips. Garnish platter with lime wedges and sweet red peppers.

Step 6

To assemble a wrap, fill lettuce leaf with desired vegetables. Spoon Dipping Sauce over the vegetables. Top with 2-3 strips of cooked Gorton’s Grilled Tilapia and sprinkle with Spicy Crunch.


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