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Korean BBQ Chicken Kimchi Lettuce Wraps

This Korean BBQ Chicken Kimchi Lettuce Wraps refreshing lettuce wraps with spicy Korean grilled chicken and kimchi. So delicious you'll want more.

I am always trying out new recipes such as this Korean BBQ Chicken Kimchi Lettuce Wraps recipe, which is absolutely amazing in flavors and presentation, and a perfect crowd pleaser.

Prep Time

        Prep time: 40 minutes
        Cook time: 10 minutes
        Yield: Serves 4


        1 lb (about 0.4 kg) boneless and skinless chicken thighs

For Marinade:

    •    salt to taste
    •    1 1/2 tbsp sugar
    •    1 tbsp sesame oil
    •    2 tbsps soy sauce
    •    1/2 cup kimchi, sliced
    •    3 cloves garlic, minced
    •    1 head lettuce, leaves separate
    •    1 1/2 tbsps Korean chili paste, gochujang
    •    2 tbsps Pompeian organic extra virgin olive oil
    •    1 inch (about 2 cm) piece ginger, peeled and minced
    •    2 tbsps Pompeian organic extra virgin olive oil, for grilling
    •    1 tsp Korean red chili powder, gochugaru or regular chili powder


  1. Slice each piece of chicken thigh horizontally into 2 to 3 slices. Set aside.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in the Marinade in a bowl, whisk it and make sure it's loose and completely dissolved. Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes or two hours.
  3. Grill the chicken until slightly charred and completely cooked through, brush the olive oil on the chicken during the grilling process. Slice the chicken into pieces.
  4. Place some chicken in the middle of the lettuce leaf, top with kimchi and serve immediately.

This great family recipe is thanks to RASA MALAYSIA at


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