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Chicken Bulgogi Lettuce Cups

Quick and easy recipe great for appetizer lettuce cups or as a main meal on top of rice! Marinated and grilled in a pan for a delicious sweet Asian BBQ flavor!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Korean
Keyword bulgogi, bulgogi chicken lettuce cups, korean
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Winnie Liong


  • 1 pound chicken breast diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion sliced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3-4 green onions finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • green onions for topping


  • Prepare marinade by mixing together garlic, scallions, soy sauce, gochujang, honey, sesame oil, mirin, cornstarch, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.
  • Slice chicken into strips and add into marinade. cover and refrigerate for a minimum 1 hour. You can even marinate it overnight!
  • When ready to cook, preheat skillet with sesame oil and sauté sliced onions. When done transfer to a small bowl and leave to side.
  • Add more sesame to skillet and add chicken to sear until lightly browned and sauce thickens up! Top with green onions and serve in lettuce or on top of rice!