Barbecue takes on Asian flavors in Korean Cabbage Wraps with Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad. A robust cousin of Sriracha, gochujang is a spicy-sweet fermented chili paste used in Korean dishes. Here it adds depth of flavor to a Korean-style barbecue sauce. Find it in the Asian section of supermarkets or Walmart.


Credit: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Recipe Summary

Makes 18 wraps


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad.

  • While salad chills, process soy sauce and next 6 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.

  • Spoon about 1/4 cup pork into each cabbage leaf; drizzle with soy sauce mixture. Spoon Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad over pork, using a slotted spoon. Top with desired amount of peanuts.

Chef's Notes

*2 tsp. Asian hot chili sauce (such as Sriracha) may be substituted.

We tested with Annie Chun's Go-Chu-Jang Korean Sweet & Spicy sauce, available online at