Chicken Sesame – Korean lettuce wraps

Total time: 1hr 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 4 people


Corinne & Bettina - nom-nom

Nutritional Information

Contains 507 Kcal, 48g Protein, 36g Carbohydrates, 19g Fat


  • To marinate the meat
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek or 1 1/2 tbsp Gochujang paste
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely grated
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into approx. 1 cm strips
  • Chicken skewers
  • oil for frying
  • 8 wooden skewers
  • Noodles
  • 100 g glass noodles
  • water, boiling
  • Dip
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 0.5 tsp sambal oelek or Gochujang paste
  • Lettuce wraps
  • 0.5 cucumber, cut into sticks approx. 5 cm long
  • 2 spring onions incl. green parts, cut into thin rings
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 8 lettuce leaves oder Lattichblätter
  • 4 tbsp peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • Utensils
  • Makes approx. 8.

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  • To marinate the meat

    Combine the sambal with all the other ingredients up to and including the garlic, mix well. Mix the chicken with the marinade, cover and chill/marinate for at least 1 hr.
  • Chicken skewers

    Wipe the marinade off the chicken, thread the strips of chicken onto the skewers. Heat a dash of oil in a non-stick frying pan. Fry the chicken skewers in batches over a medium heat for approx. 3 mins. on each side, remove, keep warm.
  • Noodles

    Place the glass noodles in a bowl, pour boiling water over the top so that the noodles are covered, leave to soak for approx. 5 mins. Drain the water, rinse the noodles in cold water, drain, cut into pieces with scissors.
  • Dip

    Thoroughly mix the soy sauce with all the other ingredients up to and including the sambal, set aside.
  • Lettuce wraps

    Remove the meat from the skewers. Stuff the lettuce leaves with the meat, glass noodles, cucumber, spring onions, peanuts and coriander, roll up. Serve with the dip.
  • Tip:

    Serve with the lime wedges.

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