Summer Vegetable Korean Lettuce Wraps

From Jeanette's Healthy Living

Stir-Fry Sauce Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Korean Red Pepper Paste (Gochujang)
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Summer Vegetable Korean Lettuce Wrap Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic Scape Pesto
  • 2 thin slices ginger, minced
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • stems from one bunch of Swiss Chard, cut into 1/4" pieces
  • 1 medium or 2 small zucchinis, diced into 1/4" piece
  • Leaf lettuce or other large lettuce leaves
  • toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Spicy Red Pepper Sauce "Gochuchang Sauce", if desired


  1. Mix Stir-Fry Sauce Ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large saute pan or wok.
  3. Add Garlic Scape Pesto, ginger and onion, and stir-fry for about a 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  4. Add ground chicken and cook until no longer pink, breaking up pieces.
  5. Drain meat juices.
  6. Add Swiss Chard and stir-fry one minute.
  7. Add zucchini and Stir-Fry Sauce. Toss and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until zucchini is just tender, but not mushy.
  8. To serve, spoon some of the filling onto a lettuce leaf. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and drizzle with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce, if desired.
  9. Hold in hands and eat!