Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps


Top these spicy lettuce wraps with chopped peanuts and fresh lime juice.

Korean Beef Lettuce Wraps
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
20 mins
8 lettuce cups; 5 1/2 cups beef filling


  • 12 ounce extra-lean ground beef

  • 3 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce

  • 2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 1 12 ounce pkg. shredded broccoli slaw

  • 8 butter lettuce or iceberg lettuce leaves

  • ½ cup red sweet pepper, cut into strips

  • Chopped peanuts and/or sliced green onions (optional)

  • Lime wedges


  1. In an extra-large skillet cook beef over medium-high heat until browned. Stir in soy sauce, Asian pepper sauce, and sesame oil. Stir in broccoli slaw. Cook and stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until slaw mixture is just wilted.

  2. Spoon beef mixture onto lettuce leaves. Top with red sweet pepper and, if desired, peanuts, and/or green onions and additional sriracha sauce. Serve with lime wedges.


Prepared broccoli slaw comes in bags in the produce section. Using it shreds prep time not your knuckles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

185 Calories
7g Fat
9g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 185
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 567mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 96.3mg 482%
Calcium 52mg 4%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Potassium 356mg 8%
Folate, total 77.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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