Korean Lettuce Salad (Sangchu-Geotjeori 상추겉절이) Recipe

Today I’m going to show my all-time favorite fast and easy recipe for a quick, spicy salad that can be made from a head of lettuce. This delicious dish is from Korean Cuisine. The name of the recipe is “Korean Lettuce Salad (Sangchu-Geotjeori 상추겉절이) Recipe”

When my napa cabbage kimchi becomes old and sour, I sometimes crave kimchi that hasn’t aged as much and is fresher.

Many kinds of Geotjeori (fresh salads) are featured in Korean cuisine, and this one just happens to be made with lettuce.

As time goes on, I’ll show you more. It is a healthy recipe because I am using lettuce, and you know that green vegetables are very healthy.

Enjoy the recipe, and let me know if you try it out!

The Korean lettuce salad, known as Sangchu Geotjeori (상추 겉절이), involves tossing crisp green leaf lettuce and shredded carrots in a zesty, spicy, and bright dressing.

I crafted the dressing with soy sauce, gochujang, and aromatic notes of toasted sesame oil and sesame seeds.
Korean Lettuce Salad

How To Make Korean Lettuce Salad (Sangchu-Geotjeori 상추겉절이) Recipe With Step By Step Instructions


  • Green Or Red Leaves Lettuces (1 bunch) about 1/2 pounds
  • Garlic ( 2 cloves ), minced
  • Green Onion (1 medium-size), chopped
  • Worth Onion (1/4 cup), thinly sliced
  • Soy Sauce ( 2 tbsp)
  • Fish Sauce Or Salt( 1tsp)
  • Sugar (1 tsp)
  • White Vinegar (1 tbsp)
  • Korean Hot Pepper Flakes (2 tbsp)
  • Toasted Sesame Oil (1 tbsp)
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds ( 1tbsp)


  1. Wash and drain the lettuce. Shake the lettuce to remove excess water.
  2. Tear the lettuce into bite-size pieces and set it aside.
  3. Combine garlic, green onion, onion, soy sauce, fish sauce, sugar, vinegar, hot pepper flakes, and toasted sesame oil in a large mixing bowl and mix it well until the sugar is well dissolved.
  4. Add the lettuce to the seasoning mixture and mix it gently by hand.
  5. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and serve it right away as a side dish for rice.

Korean Lettuce Salad

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