Chicken San Choy Bau Recipe

Chicken San Choy Bau Recipe


Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 13
Difficulty Easy

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3.1 based on 36 ratings.


  • 1 g Canola Oil one tablespoon
  • 1 White Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Celery 1 stick
  • 500 g Chicken Mince
  • 1 Carrot grated
  • 150 g Mushrooms finely chopped
  • 1/4 g Water Chestnuts chopped
  • 2 tbsp Bean Sprouts chopped
  • 50 g Snow Peas finely shredded
  • 1/4 Hoisin Sauce 1/4 cup
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 8 Iceberg Lettuce
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds toasted

Nutrition Information

Qty per
238g serve
Qty per
Energy 21328cal 8961cal
Protein 4128g 1734g
Fat (total) 504g 212g
 - saturated 0.68g 0.28g
Carbohydrate 8.6g 3.6g
 - sugars 5.2g 2.2g
Dietary Fibre 2.37g 1g
Sodium 82545mg 34683mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This Chicken San Choy Bau recipe is truly a treat for the whole family!

Make use of your leftover chicken mince by transforming it to this meaty and veggie treat. This recipe could also make use of either chicken or pork mince, also chicken breast is a good option. Serve with noodles and you’re good to go!

Chicken San Choy Bau Recipe


  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium high heat. Add the onion and celery and cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden. Add the chicken mince and mix together, breaking the mince up with a fork. Cook for a further 5 minutes.

  2. Stir in the carrot, mushrooms, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, snow peas, hoisin and sesame oil and continue cooking for 5 minutes, tossing to coat chicken mix entirely in the sauce.

  3. Serve the san choy bau mix spooned into lettuce cups and sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • For this Chicken San Choy Bau Recipe, try tossing the san choy bau mince through vermicelli noodles as a stir - fry, or use as a filling for spring rolls or dumplings.
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