You have


video plays


Register and access videos and daily live streams.

Register now Find out more

Already a member? Login

San Choy Bau (Lettuce Cups)

WITH Jazmyn McKinnie

Dinner/Lunch • 20 mins • Serves: 4 • Cost: $14.20 approx. ($3.55/serve)


  • 400g pork, turkey or chicken mince (we used turkey)
  • 1 can lentils
  • ½ bunch spring onions
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 capsicum,
  • 2 heads of of cos lettuce (can also use iceberg)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • 3 cloves garlic (or 3 tsp of garlic paste)
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Serving recommendations:

  • Fresh coriander
  • Fresh chilli
  • Fresh Lime


  1. Prep: grate carrot, finely slice capsicum, slice spring onion, crush garlic.
  2. Heat a drizzle of olive oil on a large pan or wok on medium – high heat.
  3. Add mince and garlic and cook for 3 mins, until outsides of mice look cooked.
  4. Add veggies and cook for another 3 mins.
  5. Add soy sauce, honey, lentils and cook for final 5 mins.
  6. Separate lettuce cups so they are sitting on your plate like boats.
  7. Fill the lettuce cups with the mince mixture.
  8. Serve with your choice of fresh coriander, chilli and lime (we used all three).