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  • Serves 4
  • 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 11 Ingredients
April 22, 2022

65 Comments

Try this Pork San Choy Bow recipe for dinner tonight, it’s so quick and easy to prepare – the whole family will love it.

This recipe is such a crowd pleaser, it will leave you with empty plates at dinner time. With a tasty filling and a crisp and fresh lettuce shell, san choy bow is simply delicious.

It’s a great mid-week meal because it’s so easy to prepare and share. Place the ingredients in the centre of the table and let the family serve themselves.

Made with pork mince this recipe provides great value for a family meal versus other mince options. 

Australian Pork, has great taste and versatility. Add pork mince to your weekly shopping list or visit the Australian Pork site for more winning dinner ideas.

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Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 500g pork mince
  • 1 medium brown onion
  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 1/2 cup san choy bow sauce (homemade or store bought)
  • 12 - 16 baby cos lettuce leaves, trimmed and chilled
  • shredded carrot to serve
  • coriander leaves to serve (optional)
  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbs salt reduced soy sauce
  • 2 - 3 tsp caster sugar or honey (to taste)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes until tender.
  2. Add pork. Cook, breaking up the mince, for 4-5 minutes until lightly browned.
  3. If preparing homemade sauce combine all ingredients listed in a bowl. Whisk until smooth and well combined.
  4. Add san choy bow sauce. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium.
  5. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-6 minutes until hot and bubbling.
  6. Spoon pork mixture into lettuce cups.
  7. Sprinkle with shredded carrot and coriander (if using) and serve.

  • A great summer meal in our house

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  • I’m not sure if my kids would eat this but I think it looks great.

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  • This looks amazing and something I feel like I need for dinner tonight.

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  • Such a simple go to meal! Yum!

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  • When ever we go out to dinner and they have San Choy Bow on the menu, I will always order it. I will try this recipe minus the coriander leaves.

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  • Hi
    In recipe above is the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, honey and sesame oil for making your own homemade san Choy bow sauce…? Not clear in recipe
    If someone could clarify this would be great. Thanks

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  • So quick and easy to do and no-one will say no to this tasty meal. Thanks for sharing.

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  • I always order this when I see it on a menu and the pork mince is so flavoursome
    Cannot wait to make these at home

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  • So tasty, I made these but added diced carrots, corn kernels, mushrooms and diced water chestnuts into the mince.
    Kids loved this.

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  • San Choy Bow is a favourite meal that every one loves to eat. Love the combination of crispy lettuce and meat filling.

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  • Yum that looks and sounds good

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  • I love a pork san choy bow. Even my kids enjoy this meal. Won’t eat lettuce on a burger though….

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  • A quick and easy dinner that I’ll add to my recipe book

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  • This looks delicious

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  • A great recipe idea, love the simplicity and it looks delicious.

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  • interesting recipe! I’ll probably try it with beef though

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  • This is a family favourite we have this at least once a week dont use Pork though one week its beef the next its chicken


    • I love the idea of mixing it up and alternating with different mince.

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  • Yum. I’ll have to try this. I especially love that it calls for lettuce cups, always looking to make healthier meals and I love pork!

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  • I don’t eat pork, so I can possibly try this with lamb or beef. Looks delishhh


    • I often modify recipes if I do not like a particular ingredient.

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  • I am really loving Pork right now!! Great recipe!!

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