Herbie's San Choy Bow

    35 minutes

    This Chinese dish has found itself very much at home in Australian kitchens, popular with adults and children alike.

    Herbie's Spices

    New South Wales, Australia
    6 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 40ml dark soy sauce
    • 40ml Chinese rice wine
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • 1 teaspoon Herbie's Spices Chinese Five Spice
    • 20ml peanut or canola oil
    • 250g lean pork mince
    • 250g minced chicken
    • 2 teaspoons each ginger and garlic, minced
    • dried shitake mushrooms, soaked in 1/2 cup hot water
    • 3 shallots, sliced finely on diagonal
    • 150g water chestnuts, chopped
    • 150g bamboo shoots, finely chopped
    • 30ml water from soaked mushrooms
    • 8 iceberg lettuce 'cups', washed and drained
    • 2 teaspoons Herbie's Spices Toasted Sesame Seeds

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Combine soy, rice wine, sesame oil and five spice in a bowl.
    2. Heat canola oil in wok, add the mince and brown well.
    3. Add ginger, garlic and vegetables and stir fry 2-3 minutes, adding mushroom liquid if catching.
    4. Add soy mixture and stir until heated through.
    5. Spoon into lettuce cups, 2 per person, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

    Additional Tips

    The spices are all-important in achieving the true flavour of this dish. A great way to get the kids to help in the kitchen!

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