Korean BBQ Cabbage Cups | KETO Recipes

A healthy take on a food truck favorite!

Korean BBQ is one of my favorite things to order from the many wonderful food trucks in my area. It combines so many delicious elements: savory barbecue, lean beef, and Asian spices. Following a keto eating plan can be challenging when visiting food trucks or local restaurants. This Korean BBQ Cabbage Cups recipe gives me all of the flavors of one of my favorite cuisines without any of the guilt.

KETO Friendly BBQ Sauce

This healthy Korean BBQ Cabbage Cups recipe incorporates all the flavors that make Korean BBQ unique. It also happens to do so while eliminating the sugar and carbs that can sabotage your keto eating plan, too!

The key flavors of a good Korean BBQ sauce include several elements. First, you have your aromatics – the yellow onion, garlic, and ginger – which deepen in flavor as they’re cooked in sesame oil. Next, add saltiness from the low-sodium soy sauce, which is balanced by the acidity from the rice wine vinegar. Finally, incorporate some heat with the red chili paste, and you’ll end up with a beautifully rounded sauce.

A Food Truck Favorite

Korean BBQ Cabbage Cups

I often wonder how my favorite food trucks make the dishes I love. The answer I usually get is not exactly keto-friendly. The sauces and condiments they use include added sugars, preservatives, and excess carbs that can sabotage my healthy eating goals.

To alleviate this problem, I like to re-make their dishes at home. That way, I can be assured that what I’m consuming is in line with my goals. It gives me the peace of mind that comes with knowing that my favorite foods truck dishes contain clean, whole ingredients!

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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6 Comments

  1. Hello, Nichole! I would like to know what type of cabbage is being used for this recipe. Please email me and let me know.

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