Grilled BBQ Romaine Lettuce

Grilled BBQ Romaine Lettuce

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"Brushed with an Asian-inspired marinade made with sesame oil and fresh ginger, these grilled halved heads of romaine lettuce are the perfect start to any barbecue."
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servings 75 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 75 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 1204 mg
  • 48%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. In a blender or food processor mix soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar, brown sugar, and ginger until thoroughly combined.
  2. Brush lettuce with marinade. Place romaine lettuce cut-sides down, in center of cooking grate. Grill 5 to 7 minutes, turning and brushing with marinade halfway through grilling time.


  • Tip
  • Add crumbled blue cheese for extra flavor.
  • Recipe created for Tanimura & Antle by Chef Tony Merola


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I made this dish as a side to pasta for my DH and I and we thought it was a good unique side dish, but that there was WAY too much soy sauce and not enough ginger. I added some roasted garlic a...

My first impression when I read this recipe was - "Interesting, but warm lettuce?" Well - I like to experiment so I tried it. Not awful, but it is still warm lettuce. Imagine the pieces of lettu...

What a change of pace! I made these exactly as stated but I added some black pepper and garlic. I made this for the first BBQ of the season and everyone was really suprised at how good they were...

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