Chinese Lettuce Wraps / San Choy Bau

Chinese Lettuce Wraps / San Choy Bau

Chinese Lettuce Wraps / San Choi Bau

February 14, 2019
: 4
: 15 min
: 6 min
: Easy

Surprisingly tasty and ever so simple. Great for a really fast dinner, once you know how to make it! My version has added veggies for a more nutrient-filled dinner.


  • 500 grams turkey or pork mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small brown onion, diced
  • 12 large lettuce leaves, cleaned and separated
  • 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot or courgette, grated
  • Large handful beansprouts
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • handful chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/2 lime or lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts (optional)
  • Step 1 Heat large, deep frying pan or wok on high heat and add olive oil.. Add in garlic, onion, red capsicum and carrot and cook for 2 -3 minutes. Then add turkey or pork mince. Cook for another 3-4 minutes until pork or turkey changes colour.
  • Step 2 Add all the sauces and cook while stirring in for another 2-3 minutes. Add in lime or lemon juice and sesame oil. Stir in beansprouts.
  • Step 3 Spoon mixture into lettuce leaves. Top with cilanto and peanuts and serve with lots of paper towel!

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