San Choy Bow

A healthy midweek meal that the whole family will enjoy

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5 mins
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20 mins
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  1. Peel and finely chop garlic, ginger and chilli (if using)
  2. Rinse spring onions and chop on angle
  3. Wash and halve an iceberg lettuce, and tear away leaves to create 8 lettuce cups
  4. Add a splash of oil to a wok or saucepan
  5. Add chopped ingredients to mince, reserving half of the spring onion
  6. Fry the mince over a high heat until brown, then add the hoisin sauce and water chestnuts
  7. Reduce heat and continue cooking for a further ten minutes
  8. If the mixture becomes dry, add water as required
  9. Arrange lettuce cups on plates, fill with mixture, coriander leaves and the remaining spring onions to serve


  • 1 iceberg lettuce
  • vegetable oil
  • 800gm pork mince
  • 1/2 cup of coriander leaves
  • 120ml hoisin sauce
  • 1 red birds eye chilli (optional)
  • 4cm piece of ginger
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 bunch spring onions
  • 225gm tin water chestnuts, drained
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