Pork San Choy Bow



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Serves: 4 people


Prep: 10 mins


Cooking: 10 mins


  • 500g Otway pork mince
  • 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil
  • ½ cup san choy bow sauce (homemade or store bought)
  • 12-16 baby cos lettuce leaves, trimmed and chilled
  • Shredded carrot, to serve
  • Coriander leaves (optional), to serve

San Choy Bow sauce

  • 1/3 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons salt reduced soy sauce
  • 2-3 teaspoons caster sugar or honey (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


Step 1
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes until tender.

Step 2
Add pork. Cook, breaking up the mince, for 4-5 minutes until lightly browned.

Step 3
If preparing homemade sauce combine all ingredients listed in a bowl. Whisk until smooth and well combined.

Step 4
Add san choy bow sauce. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium.

Step 5
Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-6 minutes until hot and bubbling.

Step 6
Spoon pork mixture into lettuce cups.

Step 7
Sprinkle with shredded carrot and coriander (if using) and serve.

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