Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Makes 2 servings
Description of Fody's Korean BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Cups
These Korean BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Cups are an easy dish that can be enjoyed as a main or appetizer. Lettuce cups are topped with a mixture of brown rice, carrots, green onion, and juicy shrimp tossed in Fody’s Korean BBQ Sauce. It’s fresh, flavorful, and delicious!
Fody's Korean BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Cups Ingredients:
- 1/2 cup brown rice, dry
- 18-24 shrimp, thawed, deveined + tails removed
- 1 Tbsp Fody Shallot-Infused Olive Oil
- 2 Tbsp Fody Korean BBQ Sauce
- 1/2 cup carrots, shredded (~2 carrots)
- 1/4 cup celery, diced
- 1/4 cup green onion tops, diced
- Salt + pepper, to taste
- 6 leaves of lettuce (use Bibb, Butter, Romaine, etc. - anything that makes a good cup)
- Optional garnish: chopped peanuts, sesame seeds
Directions for Fody's Korean BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Cups
Cook rice according to package directions (TIP: prep veggies while rice cooks!)
Pat shrimp dry and add to small bowl. Toss in olive oil, salt, and pepper.
Heat pan over medium-high and cook shrimp, 1-2 mins per side until pink.
Remove shrimp from heat and add to a clean bowl. Toss in Korean BBQ Sauce.
When rice is cooked, stir in shredded carrots, diced celery, and green onion until well-combined. Season with salt and pepper.
Plate lettuce cups and top with rice mixture. Add shrimp, 3-4 pieces per cup. Garnish with chopped peanuts and sesame seeds. Serve with extra Korean BBQ Sauce for dipping. Enjoy!
About the Chef
Carrie Walder, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, food blogger, and the founder of Walder Wellness. Through her simple, whole food-forward recipes, Carrie demonstrates that healthy eating can be accessible, realistic, and delicious.
Carrie holds her Master’s of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York University. She is a registered dietitian in both Canada and the United States. You can find more of Carrie’s recipes on her blog (walderwellness.com) or @walderwellness on Instagram.