This adaptation of a classic Chinese dish uses turkey for a delicious and nutritious twist. You really canít go wrong with this quick and healthy meal. It is simple to make and fun to eat. Try this for an easy meal that the whole family can enjoy together.
1 tbsp peanut oil
500 gm turkey mince
2 tbsp soy sauce
4 tbsp hoisin sauce
200 gm can water chestnuts, roughly chopped
2 cm piece fresh ginger, grated
8 small or 4 large (120 gm) green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup parsley, coriander or mint leaves
This simple collection of ingredients makes an enjoyable dinner
cos or iceberg lettuce leaves, washed
egg or rice noodles
To make the sauce, combine the garlic, lime juice, soy sauce and hoisin sauce in a bowl. Set aside.
In a large, non-stick frying pan, heat the peanut oil over a high heat. Cook the turkey mince for 8 minutes, or until well browned.
Stir in the ginger, water chestnuts, soy sauce and hoisin sauce and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add the green onions and herbs to the turkey mixture. Allow to cook for another minute, stirring to combine the ingredients.
Serve the san choy bau with the lettuce, noodles and sauce.
People can prepare their own plate by spooning some noodles and turkey mixture into their lettuce cups. Drizzle with a little of the sauce, roll the lettuce cup up and enjoy.
This meal is an enjoyable and sociable way of eating, albeit a little messy. Preparing your own plate at the table adds an interactive element to the meal. You can whip up this no stress dinner anytime knowing that it will taste great every time.