Posted by <Roxy> - September 10, 2004 12:07 PM

Sweet & Spicy Shrimp Bundles

1/3 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2/3 cup water
1 (5-oz.) pkg. frozen cooked small shrimp, thawed
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
12 small Bibb or iceberg lettuce leaves, washed, dried

1. In small saucepan, bring rice and water to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 to 18 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.

2. Add all remaining ingredients except lettuce leaves to rice; remove from heat. Keep warm until serving time.

3. To serve, spoon filling onto center of serving platter; place lettuce leaves around edge. Spoon about 2 tablespoons filling onto 1 lettuce leaf; fold or roll leaf around filling. If desired, serve bundles with dipping sauces such as hoisin sauce or sweet-and-sour sauce.