Today is World Emoji Day, which you may or may not have known. But what you *definitely* do know is that emojis have changed the way we communicate. So while there may be a holiday for pretty much everything these days (National Taco Day and National Picnic Day come to mind), World Emoji Day holds a special place in our hearts. Which is why we are LOVING Plated‘s new take on sharing drool-worthy meals: recipes written entirely in emojis. Take, for example, this delectable recipe for grilled shrimp lettuce cups.

These light, healthy, and uber-yummy shrimp cups are simple to make and even easier to devour. But what really impresses us is the concept of making them following a recipe written entirely in emojis.

For those who need a translation, you can head over to Plated’s website to check out the traditional recipe. But as long as you know the proportions you need, why not give the emoji version a try? Just make sure to look at the original recipe for minor pieces of info, like how to add the taco mixture to the lettuce wraps. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 8 ounces shrimp
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 lime, divided
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cholula hot sauce
  • 1 container Chobani nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 avocado
  • 10 wooden skewers

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(Photos via Plated)