Quick and easy dinners - korean lettuce wrap recipe

  • Quick and Easy Dinners - Korean Lettuce Wrap Recipe
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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
4 servings
15 min
Cook time:
20 min
Ready in:
35 min
Very Easy


- 1 tablespoon grapeseed or other flavorless oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 thin slices ginger, minced
- 2 scallions, minced
- 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
- 1 package (14-ounce) coleslaw or broccoli slaw mix

Stir Fry Sauce:
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons Korean red pepper paste (gochujang)
- 1 tablespoon rice wine
- 2 teaspoons agave nectar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 12 Boston lettuce leaves
- toasted sesame seeds, for garnish


Step 1

To make Stir Fry Sauce, mix soy sauce, red pepper paste, rice wine and agave nectar together. Set aside.

Step 2

Have all the ingredients ready before you start cookingHeat oil on medium heat in a large skillet.

Step 3

Add garlic, ginger and scallions and stir until fragrant, about 15-20 seconds.

Step 4

Stir fry scallions, ginger and garlic until fragrantAdd ground chicken and cook about 3-4 minutes, until there is no more pink, breaking up pieces with a spatula.

Step 5

Cook meat until done, then pour off juices Drain meat juices from the skillet. Add coleslaw mix and toss until combined.

Step 6

Stir fry coleslaw and meat until combinedAdd Stir-Fry Sauce and toss to combine thoroughly. Cook 3-4 minutes, until vegetables are cooked through.

Step 7

Add stir fry sauce and cook until vegetables are doneDrizzle with sesame oil.

Step 8

To serve, spoon some of the filling onto a lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.


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