Vegan Mushroom Lettuce Wraps recipe

Mushroom Lettuce Wraps

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Laura
These Spicy Asain Portobello Mushroom Wraps are full of umami. They are hearty enough for meat heads and veg heads. 
Print Recipe Pin Recipe


  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 4 Portabello Mushrooms cleaned and diced
  • ½ cup Celery diced finely
  • ½ cup Carrot diced finely
  • 4 Green Onions save the greens for garnish.saute the whites,
  • 4 cloves Garlic pressed
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ginger
  • 1 tsp Mongolian Fire Oil
  • 3 tbsp Tamari or Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Aji Mirin
  • 2 tsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup the real stuff
  • 1 can Water Chestnuts diced
  • ½ cup Extra Firm Tofu diced
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds black or white
  • ½ cup Cashews roasted, unsalted
  • ¼ cup Cilantro
  • 1 tsp Corn Starch
  • ¼ cup Water
  • Lettuce butter lettuce or romaine works well here


  • Sauté the mushrooms, on medium high,  in a heavy bottomed skillet with coconut oil and a little salt. 
  • When the mushrooms are browned nicely remove them from the pan and set aside. 
  • Add celery, carrots, the whites of the green onions, ginger and garlic. Sauté until fragrant. About 4 minutes. 
  • Add the Mongolian fire oil, tamarind, rice wine vinegar, and maple syrup. 
  • Add tofu, water chestnuts and cashews. 
  • Return the mushrooms to the pan. 
  • Mix the water and cornstarch together in a small bowl. 
  • Make a well in the center of the pan and add the cornstarch slurry. 
  • Bring liquid to a boil. The sauce should thiken and be nice and glossy. 
  • Remove from the heat and add cilantro, greens or the onions, and sesame seeds. 
  • Serve with lettuce cups. 
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Easy, Light Fare
Cuisine Asain, Clean Eating, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Meal Prep, Vegan


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 558mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1945IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.3mg
Tried this recipe?You know I want to see it! TAG ME @FoodologyGeek or give your post a #foodologygeek!