Enjoy Korean flavors for lunch or dinner with these flavorful and easy-to-make beef lettuce wraps.
Cook rice according to package directions.
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.
Add rice; cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring, until well combined. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice.
Serve rice and beef mixture as filling for lettuce wraps. Garnish with carrot, radishes, green onions and sesame seeds.
Alternatively, shred carrots on box grater or in food processor.
Shake things up for lunch or dinner with these easy and delicious Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps. Made with fragrant Carolina® Jasmine Rice and ground beef flavored with soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal, ginger root, and brown sugar, you can be sure that these tasty lettuce wraps are delicious and satisfying. Add fresh carrot and radish to complement the seasoned beef perfectly and wrap it all up in crisp Boston lettuce leaves for a fun and tasty meal. No silverware needed!
Lettuce leaves are an easy and nutrient-dense way to enjoy wraps without added calories. Their crisp texture and neutral flavor make them a great alternative to flour or wheat-based wraps when you are looking to cut carbs or need a Gluten Free option.
If you have a bit of rice leftover, use it for a wheat-free dessert like an Easy Rice Pudding Recipe!
Whether Korean is one of your favorite types of food or you are just beginning to explore this bold and flavorful cuisine, don’t forget to serve it with a side of kimchi, a Korean cuisine staple. Kimchi is a traditional dish of salted and fermented vegetables, such as napa cabbage and Korean radish, made with a varying selection of seasonings including gochugaru (chili peppers), spring onions, garlic, ginger, and jeotgal.
For more Korean flavors, make sure to try this Korean-Inspired Bibimbap Rice Bowl, our Bacon and Egg Kimchi Bowl, and this Bacon and Kimchi Paella with Chicken.