Gochujang-Butter Shrimp

Gochujang is a Korean mother sauce--a sweet and spicy base for so many recipes. Gochujang-flavored butter is delicious with shrimp and scallops.

Prep Time:20 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Servings: 8


  • 1 lb Shrimp, fresh medium
  • 8 Butterhead lettuce, leaves
  • 1/4 cup Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 3 Green onions
  • 1 Lemon, wedges
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Soy sauce, reduced-sodium
  • 1 tbsp Gochujang
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil, toasted



  1. Heat butter and sesame oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Stir in white parts of green onion and garlic; cook until softened and fragrant, about 1 minute. Add shrimp; cook, stirring, until shrimp are opaque, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in gochujang, soy sauce, and honey; toss to coat.
  2. Stir cucumber, carrot, green parts of green onion, and sesame seeds together in a small bowl.
  3. Top lettuce leaves with shrimp mixture and cucumber mixture. Serve with lemon wedges.


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