lamb san choy bau
Asian, Lamb

Lamb san choy bau bowl



4 Serves

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

15-20 Minutes




  • 500 grams lamb mince
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1/3 cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil, for cooking
  • 1 Cos lettuce, wash, use the leaves
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 carrots, cut into thin sticks
  • 2 avocados, sliced


  • Place the mince , breadcrumbs, garlic powder, ginger, 1/2 the oyster sauce, 1 teaspoon oil, 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1/2 the onion in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine. Shape mince mixture into small shaped balls.
  • In a non stick fry pan , add oil to pan on medium high heat. Cook mince balls, turning for 10 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Remove from pan , cover to keep warm.
  • Wash and clean cos lettuce and separate the leaves. Cut tomatoes and carrots. Lastly cut avocados.
  • Combine remaining soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and sweet chilli sauce onto a small bowl. Pour over lamb balls.
  • Combine cos lettuce around a good sized bowl. Add vegetables around the bowl. Place lamb balls in the center. Pour sauce over lamb balls. Add the left over green onion on top and enjoy.
  • You can use any combination you like for this. This is a combination of ingredients I like to eat. Hope you enjoy.

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