Korean-style Beef, Kimchi and Mayonnaise Hand Rolls

Korean-style Beef, Kimchi and Mayonnaise Hand Rolls

Sauce-rich beef and rich kimchi mayonnaise are an irresistible combination. The crinkly looseleaf lettuce is a refreshing contrast.


Beef chuck (thinly sliced or yakiniku beef)
100 g
Plain cooked rice
1 rice cooker cup worth (about 230 g)
Sushi vinegar with kombu based dashi stock
30 ml
Yakiniku sauce (bottled)
2 tablespoons
Crinkly looseleaf lettuce
several leaves
Nori seaweed
as needed
To taste
To taste


1. Wash the lettuce leaves and pat dry. Mix the sushi vinegar in hot rice using a cutting motion, and leave to cool.
2. Heat some oil in a frying pan, add the beef and cook. When the color has changed, transfer to a bowl and toss with the yakiniku sauce.
3. Put together each roll in the following order: nori seaweed, lettuce leaf, rice, meat, kimchi and mayonnaise - then wrap up and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

Usually we have hand rolls with sashimi, but I wanted to try out this combination for a while.