San Choy Bow Recipe

Watch and learn how to make this flavourful, easy and nutritious recipe!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Serves: 2


1/2 tbs olive oil
1 carrot, shredded
1/4 bunch fresh coriander, sprigs picked
1 head of butter lettuce, leaves separated
2 spring onions thinly sliced on the diagonal
1 tbs hoisin sauce
1 tbs sweet chilli sauce
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tbs sesame seeds
200-300g of mince of your choice


  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add mince and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add garlic to pan and cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant.
  4. Add carrot, hoisin and sweet chilli sauce to mince and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until mixture is hot. Stir in onion.
  5. Place lettuce on a serving platter. Fill leaves with carrot and pork mixture, then top with coriander.
  6. Sprinkle sesame seeds to serve.

Chef’s tip!
This recipe is extremely versatile; try it with chicken, beef, pork or plant-based mince.

Posted: March 14, 2024