San choy bow

San choy bow is a great summer recipe.


500g Pork mince
1 capsicum
1 onion
1 cup mushrooms
1 carrot
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon crushed ginger
Chinese 5 spice
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 cup cooked vermicelli noodles
1 lettuce


Cutting Boards
Frying pan
Bowl for noodles


  1. Dice up onion and capsicum. Thinly slice or roughly chop up mushrooms.
  2. Grate the carrot.
  3. Over medium/high heat fry onion, garlic and ginger until onion is transparent.
  4. Add mince and cook until brown. While waiting for that, cook noodles according to packed or place in hot water until soft and transparent.
  5. Add Chinese 5 spice and soy sauce, mix through, then add capsicum, mushroom and carrot and cook until vegetables are soft. Now add the noodles and stir though.
  6. Pull off lettuce leaves to use as a cup to serve the mixture.
  7. Spoon mixture into lettuce cups and enjoy.

Serves 4-6