Mushroom “Bul Go Gi”

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This raw vegan spin on a traditional Korean classic barbecue dish will make you want to get up and dance! You can learn more about bul go gi here.


  • 4 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup Asian pear, micro-planes or pureed in food processor
  • 1 clove thinly sliced mushroom
  • 1 Korean or jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup julienned cucumber
  • 1 cup julienned carrot
  • 8 red lettuce leaves or more
Gochujang Sauce
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unpasteurized miso, any color
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup or coconut nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder or cayenne (to taste)


  1. Toss together all BulGoGi ingredients in one bowl. Set aside to marinate for 15 minutes, until softened.
  2. Prepare fillings, and set aside.
  3. Squeeze excess marinade from mushrooms, and place into each lettuce leaf. Top with fillings.
  4. Whisk Gochujang ingredients to mix well, and drizzle on top of lettuce wraps.
Ani PhyoAbout Ani Phyo

Ani Phyo is the author of “Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen”, and is the founder of SmartMonkey Foods, LCC. Watch her free uncooking videos at She’s on a mission to show you it’s easy to enjoy delicious, nutritious cuisine that’s healthy and supports green lifestyles. Her green living uncookbook is the first of it’s kind, offering tips for natural skin care, composting, recycling, reuse, and more. SmartMonkey Foods has been serving the west coast for over 7 years hosting special events, teaching UNcooking classes, and speaking on topics of nutrition and fueling optimal performance. Ani serves as the executive chef and oversees everything created by SmartMonkey Foods while continuing to do research on nutrition, health and the environmental impact of food production. SmartMonkey Foods packaged food items are available at most natural food stores on the West coast, and will continue to expand into national markets by spring of 2007. Partial client list includes: Adidas, STOMP, Portland Institute of Contemporary Arts, In Defense of Animals, Whole Foods Markets, Salud Cooking Schools, Carnival Cruise Lines, SuperSet Tennis Tournament.

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