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Chicken San Choy Bow in 15 Minutes

Category: food

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  • Serves: 2
  • Time needed: 15 mins
  • Difficulty Easy

  • 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut oil
  • 1 lemongrass stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic
  • 300g of turkey mince
  • 1 bok choy
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup of fresh coriander leaves
  • 1/3 cup of fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 a cucumber, peeled into shavings
  • 1/2 iceberg lettuce, leaves separated and trimmed into cups
  • 1/2 lime – juiced
  • 3 tablespoons of fish sauce
  • Lime wedges


  • Step 1

    Combine lime juice, fish sauce and sugar in a bowl and set aside. 

  • Step 2

    Heat oil in a deep frying pan and stir-fry lemongrass, chilli, onion, herbs and garlic for 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Add mince to pan and, once cooked, add the lime juice mixture and simmer for a few minutes. 

  • Step 4

    Slice bok choy leaves and steam in boiling water for 2 minutes – drain and then leave to cool. 

  • Step 5

    Once semi-cooled, line the lettuce leaf shells with the bok choy.

  • Step 6

    Next, add the mince mixture and top with shaved cucumber and lime wedges. 

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