Sang Choy Bow

Now, I’m not a big fan of lettuce, so for years I never tried Sang Choy Bow because I thought that is all you could taste. Imagine my surprise when I did finally taste it – now it is a…

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Now, I’m not a big fan of lettuce, so for years I never tried Sang Choy Bow because I thought that is all you could taste.
Imagine my surprise when I did finally taste it – now it is a ‘Friday Night’ food with things like tacos or pizza – and the kids love it! I love food you can eat with your hands!

serves
8
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
11
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
5.0 based on 1 rating, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Pork Mince or chicken mince.
  • 1 Onion diced finely
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil (or substitute with olive oil)
  • 2 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 cup Bean Sprouts
  • 2 Spring Onions sliced on the diagonal
  • 1/2 Red Capsicum diced finely
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 8 large Lettuce Cups washed

Method

  1. Heat your frypan or wok and add the oil.
  2. Cook the onion, capsicum, garlic and grated ginger together until soft and fragrant.
  3. Add the chicken or pork mince and stir fry until browned and cooked through.
  4. Add a splash of water to the mince and pour in the sauces.
  5. Cook until slightly thickened.
  6. Turn off the heat and throw in the bean sprouts and add the lime juice.
  7. Spoon into the freshly washed lettuce leaves (or put it on the table and let everyone help themselves) and top with the spring onions to serve.

Notes

Recipe Hint and Tips:
  • Sang Choy Bow is not suitable to freeze,.
  • You can freeze the mince mixture before adding the bean sprouts. Mince mixture is suitable to freeze for up to four months.


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