How to Make Beef San Choy Bau

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Preparation: 5 minutes | Cooking: 10 minutes | Serves: 4

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  • 500 g lean beef mince
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 300 g packet fresh superfood or shredded stir fry mix
  • 2 tbsp sweet soy sauce plus extra, to drizzle
  • 450 g family size microwave brown rice packet
  • 2 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated
  • Mint leaves, toasted sesame seeds, to serve


  1. In a large non-stick frying pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Cook mince for 5 minutes, breaking it up with the back of a wooden spoon, until browned.
  1. Add the stir-fry mix and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until vegetables are just tender. Add kecap manis and toss to coat. Season.
  1. Meanwhile, prepare brown rice according to packet instructions. Set aside to cool for 1 to 2 minutes.
  1. To serve, place lettuce cups onto a platter, top with a couple of tablespoons of brown rice and then the mince mixture. Drizzle with a little extra kecap manis (if desired) and top with mint leaves and sesame seeds.