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Korean Style Beef Lettuce Wraps

These Korean Style Beef Lettuce Wraps are super easy to make and are a good option for a meal if you're looking for something relatively healthy in under 30 minutes.

Total Time: 30 mins Prep Time:10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins

Korean Style Beef Lettuce Wraps


  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

  • 1 Medium Sweet Onion, diced

  • 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic

  • 1 ½ Pound Ground Beef (80% Lean, 20% Fat)

  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

  • Romaine Hearts

  • Shredded Carrots

  • Sliced Red Cabbage


  • ¼ Cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce

  • 3 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar

  • 3 Tablespoons Gochujang Paste

  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Powder

  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper

  • 2 Teaspoons Cornstarch

Gochujang Mayo

  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise

  • 2 Tablespoon Gochujang Paste

  • 2 Teaspoon Lime Juice


  1. To prepare our sauce, in a mixing bowl, add in Soy Sauce, Rice Vinegar, Gochujang Paste, Ginger Powder, Black Pepper, and Cornstarch. Mix all ingredients together, then set aside.

  2. In a skillet on medium heat, add in olive oil. Next, add in diced onion & salt and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Then, add in minced Garlic and cook for about 1 minute.

  3. Turn the heat up to medium-high, add in Beef and mix in with onions & garlic, break apart into crumbles, and cook for about 5 minutes or until cooked & browned. Once done, remove from the pan and drain excess grease.

  4. Add beef back to the skillet, pour sauce into the skillet, and bring to a low simmer. Simmer beef in sauce for about 2-3 minutes or until sauce is fully incorporated into beef.

  5. For Gochujang Mayo, in a mixing bowl, add in Mayonnaise, Gochujang Paste, Lime Juice and mix well.

  6. Add beef to romaine lettuce hearts and top with purple cabbage, carrots, green onions, and gochujang mayo.

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