Korean Spicy Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Updated: Nov 11, 2020

A vegan version of a classic Korean dish! Perfect for spice lovers and packed lunches. Spicy soy sauce fried mushrooms and rice wrapped in fresh lettuce leaves for a lovely mixture of spices and fresh ingredients. Remove the rice for a carb-free version.


(Serves 1)

1/2 cup of your favorite rice

6-7 medium shiitake mushrooms

Mekhala Organic Korean Chilli Paste

2-3 tsps soy sauce

5-7 lettuce leaves

Sesame seeds (for garnish)


  1. Cook rice using your favorite method.

  2. Fry pork in a non stick pan on medium heat for about a minute.

  3. Add soy sauce into pan and mix with pork. Cook for another 5 mins.

  4. Remove from heat, garnish with sesame seeds, and enjoy!

How to eat

  1. Place 1 lettuce leaf in your hand.

  2. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of rice into the lettuce leaf.

  3. Add a slice of pork and a small amount of Mekhala Organic Korean Chili Paste (add more depending on your spice preference)

Want more Korean inspired recipes?

- Lemongrass Turmeric Yachaejeon (Vegetable Pancake)

- Korean Spicy Stir Fry Noodles


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