SAN CHOY BOW

SAN CHOY BOW

This Chinese dish has found itself very much at home in Australian kitchens, popular with adults and children alike.

PREPARATION TIME
5 minutes
COOKING TIME
20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

for 4 servings
800gm pork mince
1 iceberg lettuce
½ bunch spring onions
½ cup of coriander leaves
120ml hoi sin sauce
225gm tin water chestnuts, drained
1 red birds eye chilli (optional)
4cm piece of ginger
1 garlic clove
vegetable oil
PREPARATION TIME
5 minutes
COOKING TIME
20 minutes

PREPARATION

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 hoi sin 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