San Choy Bau

Looking for a quick, family friendly mid week meal! You've found it! Can be ready in 15-20 minutes and the kids will love getting their hands dirty with the lettuce cups!


  • 500g chicken mince
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 bunch of spring onions (sliced finely)
  • 1 long red chilli
  • 2 cups of any diced veg you wish (we used mushrooms, capsicum, zucchini and carrot)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 ice berg lettuce


  1. In a large wok or fry pan heat a little oil and fry off spring onion, garlic, and chilli until soft.
  2. Add in chicken mince and break apart, keep tossing until brown.
  3. Add in all diced veg and cook for 5 minutes until just tender.
  1. In a small bowl mix together lime juice, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce and brown sugar. Pour sauce mixture into pan.
  2. cook for a further 5-10 minuets or until sauce has thickened.
  3. Break iceberg lettuce into cups.
  4. To serve fill the lettuce cups with mince mixture.

Serves 4.

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