Chicken San Choy Bow

A tasty, healthy dinner that costs under $20? Yes please! The kids love it and it's simple and quick to make after school! The perfect family dinner :)


  • 1 large iceberg lettuce

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil

  • 3 green onions (scallions), finely sliced

  • 2 tsp grated fresh ginger

  • 500 g chicken mince

  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp sesame oil

  • 230 g can water chestnuts, drained, chopped

  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves


Select six lettuce leaves and trim if necessary with scissors to make large cups. Place in a large bowl filled with iced water to crispen.

Heat oil in a wok on high. Stir-fry green onion and ginger for 1-2 minutes. Add chicken mince and cook for about 5 minutes, until colour changes. Add hoisin, soy sauce, sesame oil and water chestnuts and continue to stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes. Transfer immediately to a serving bowl and stir through coriander.

Arrange lettuce cups on a platter. Spoon a little chicken mixture into each leaf and serve.

Recipe from

S46 Tip : We added crushed cashew nuts and go light on the sesame oil as can make it too sweet!

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