Fody's Korean BBQ Shrimp Lettuce Cups


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

        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 ( or @walderwellness on Instagram.

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