Pork mince san choy bau

This recipe is eaten from lettuce cups. Children can have fun scooping mixture into lettuce and rolling it up.
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a serving of san choy bau in a lettuce wrap
NF Nut free LF Lactose free EF Egg free Main meal Snack
Ingredients
Serves
people
Method
  1. Cook rice noodles according to packet instructions.
  2. Finely slice spring onion. Wash vegetables and finely dice into pieces of similar size.
  3. Heat a wok or frying pan over a medium to high heat. Add oil, garlic, ginger and spring onion. Cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add mince. Stir-fry using a wooden spoon to break up lumps of meat, until all meat is browned.
  5. Add soy sauce. Stir and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce has thickened slightly.
  6. Add diced vegetables. Stir and cook for 5 minutes, until tender.
  7. Add cooked noodles to pan. Stir to mix.
  8. Serve with lettuce ‘cups’.
  9. Allow children to scoop mixture into the lettuce, roll up and eat.

Allergy modifications

  • For a gluten free option use gluten free soy sauce.

Recipe tip

  • For variety, use the same amount of chicken or beef mince instead of pork.

Each serve provides

Benefit Children’s serves
Meat/alternatives (pork) 1 children’s serve
Vegetables 1 children’s serve
Grain (rice noodles) 1 children’s serve
The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.
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Recipe adapted from Get Up and Grow: Cooking for Children with permission of the Australian Government. The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.

Written and reviewed by dietitians and nutritionists at Nutrition Australia, with support from the Victorian Government.

 
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