San Choy Bau

This is a quick and easy one pan meal that is so tasty and looks great when you put it all together!

~ 3-4 spring onions, finely sliced
~ olive oil
~ 1-2 birdseye chilis (depending on how hot you like it!)
~ 2cm lemongrass root, finely sliced
~ a few coriander stalks, finely chopped
~ 500g pork mince
~ 1/2 tsp fish sauce
~ 1/2 tsp ground coriander
~ salt & pepper
~ handful of green beans
~ 1tbsp soy sauce (I used a rich mushroom soy sauce)
~ 1tbsp rice wine vinegar
~ few drops of sesame oil
~ 8-10 swiss brown mushrooms
~ 1 small tin water chestnuts, drained
~ 2 large carrot, peeled and grated
~ ice berg lettuce leaves – to serve in
~ bean shoots (mung beans) – for garnishing
~ coriander leaves – for garnishing

Fry off the spring onions, chilis, lemongrass & coriander stalk in a little olive oil, on a med-high heat, until the onions are soft
Add in the pork mince and break it up with a wooden spoon, add the fish sauce and ground coriander
Cook for a few minutes until the mince is almost cooked through
Add in the beans and mix through
Add the soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil, one at a time
Leave to fry for about 5-10 minutes on a medium heat so that the beans cook through
Finally add in the water chestnuts, mix to combine and heat through, then the carrot right at the end for a further 2 minutes
Serve in lettuce cups and  garnish with bean shoots & coriander leaf


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