• Serves 2
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 8 Ingredients


A quick and easy way to make sang choi bow with hidden veg. You can also serve it on a bed of baby spinach to up the veg content.

Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 250g minced beef
  • 1 packet vermicelli noodles
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce


  1. Place vermicelli noodles in boiling water and let sit.
  2. Cook mince in a frypan until browned. Add grated carrot and zucchini and cook for a further 3 minutes.
  3. Add drained vermicelli noodles and stir through.
  4. In a separate container, mix the cornflour, egg, soy and oyster sauce together to make a smooth paste. Add to the mince mixture and stir through thoroughly until thickened.
  5. Turn out into a bowl or plate.

  • San choi bau recipes are always so fiddly but this looks basic and I can’t wait to try it out!


  • this looks great, I might even use this base as my next chow mein

    • Fab idea! I love the way you think. Will be giving that a try too.


  • I’ve never made Sang Choi Bow before but that will soon change. This looks scrumptious and easy to make! Hope my kids like it. Thanks for sharing!


  • Sounds delicious and easy too. Plus any recipe with hidden goodness is a winner.


  • So quick and easy and healthy!


  • A recipe full of healthy ingredients!


  • Thought this recipe name meant these ingredients get wrapped in a lettuce leaf? Yours looks like a recipe we make but it is called Chop Suey


  • I like your noodles in it as I haven’t had it with that before.


  • Looks like a delicious and easy meal. I always order sang choi bow when I eat out but have never tried making it. Thanks for sharing.

    • Wrap it in some lettuce and it’s just like what we order at the restaurant. Yum!


  • oh wow this looks pretty good! i have heard of this name but didn’t know about the ingredients.


  • A delicious meal that l would love to make,thanks it looks great!


  • Thanks for sharing your recipe – always a good recipe for a quick lunch/meal. Love any recipe with noodles.

    • You can also drizzle hoi sin sauce over the top of the noodles to make it even yummier.

      • Thanks for the extra tip – always love tips to make food even yummier. Thanks again for the recipe!

      • yep great tip. maybe even a dash of worcestershire sauce


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