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Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps

Are you in the mood for bold and international flavors? These fun and tasty Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps are sure to hit the spot. Made with soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal, fresh ginger, and garlic, get ready for this incredible mix of flavors with a spicy kick.

  • 0 - 30 Minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps




  • 1 pouch Tilda Fragrant Jasmine Rice
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sambal
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 18 large Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 large carrot, cut into matchsticks
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds

How to make Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps

  1. Heat rice according to package directions.

  2. Heat oil in large skillet or wok set over medium-high heat. Cook ground beef, salt and pepper for 5 to 8 minutes or until slightly browned. Add garlic and ginger; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until fragrant and caramelized. Stir in soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal and brown sugar. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until beef is cooked through and well coated with sauce.

  3. Add rice, stirring until well combined. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice.

  4. Serve rice and beef mixture as filling for lettuce wraps. Garnish with carrot, radishes, green onions and sesame seeds.