overhead shot of three lettuce wraps filled with cauliflower florets on a wooden cutting board

Korean Style Lettuce Wraps

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Fresh lettuce wraps filled with roasted cauliflower tossed in a sticky Korean sauce, topped with crushed peanuts, chives, and sesame seeds. All on your dinner plate in less than 45 minutes.

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overhead shot of lettuce wraps filled with korean BBQ cauliflower on a wooden cutting board
Why we love Korean lettuce wraps:
  • Korean BBQ sauce is the perfect balance of spicy, sweet and savory.
  • Low carb.
  • Such a satisfying crunch in every bite.
  • Meat free for all my vegetarian/vegan pals.
close up shot of three lettuce wraps filled with cauliflower florets on a wooden cutting board
close up shot of three lettuce wraps filled with cauliflower florets on a wooden cutting board
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Vegan Korean BBQ Lettuce Wraps

Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Korean
Keyword healthy, korean, low carb, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 279 kcal
Brittany Food Crush

Ingredients

  • 1 large head of cauliflower cut small florets
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • salt to taste
  • butter lettuce cups
  • crushed peanuts for topping
  • minced chives for topping
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha kimchi sauce or a spicy chile paste example brand: Wildbrine
  • 1/2 cup liquid aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1- inch knob fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp arrowroot powder

Instructions

Cauliflower

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Toss the cauliflower with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt, then roast for 25-30 minutes.

BBQ sauce

  1. Blend the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, rice vinegar, garlic, arrowroot powder, spicy sauce, and ginger in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  2. Pour into a small saucepan and simmer over a low heat until it thickens.
  3. Pour half the sauce directly onto the roasting pan, tossing the cauliflower gently.
  4. Build your lettuce wraps by filling each cup with tossed cauliflower, kick it up a notch with crushed peanuts, sesame seeds, spicy mayo and chives.

Watch the how-to video:

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