BBQ beef san choi bao

BBQ beef san choi bao


Serves 4


  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 can water chestnuts, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp hoi sin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cooked rice vermicelli (about 65g uncooked)
  • 1 iceberg lettuce or 2 butter/green oak lettuce, washed and separated out into lettuce cups


Heat oil in large wok or frying pan and add beef.

Brown beef and add garlic and ginger.

Cook a further minute before adding chilli, water chestnuts, hoisin sauce and soy sauce.

Cook for a minute or so before adding spring onion and rice vermicelli.

Stir through and serve in lettuce cups.

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Serving Suggestions


  • If you’ve got the time, remove the beef mince from the fridge 20 minutes before you cook it. It cooks quicker and more evenly if it’s at room temperature.
  • 1369kj (326cal); 10.2g total fat (3.8g saturated fat)
  • Recipe written by Jay Rogers for The Moodie Foodie. You can follow The Moodie Foodie on FacebookTwitter or Pinterest.

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