MasterChef Junior Season 5 contestant Kamryn Chasnis shared one of her favorite recipes — Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Boat with Mango Salsa Picada — at Kids Eat Chicago. It’s too good not to try it yourself at home.
Lettuce for boats
Salsa (cut into bite-sized pieces ahead of time): Avocado, Jalapeno, Tomato, Onion, Mango
For spice mixture:
1 ½ tsp. paprika
1 ½ tsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. oregano
¾ tsp. garlic powder
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. cumin
¼ tsp. cayenne
Put oil in a cast iron pan. Heat.
Toss shrimp in spice mixture, then cook in the cast iron pan.
When shrimp are finished cooking, set aside to cool a bit.
Assemble lettuce boats with shrimp and salsa.