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Sang choi bau with pork and shiitake

Our take on the Chinese classic makes for an easy and quick dinner idea.
Pork and shiitake sang choi bau with chopsticks and julienne carrots.John Paul Urizar

This sang choi bau recipe honours the classic Chinese dish with pork mince and thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms, tossed together to make a fragrant filling for the lettuce cups. Whether you’re making sang choi bau as a starter or a light dinner idea, this recipe is the one to turn to.




Heat oil in a hot wok over high heat, add pork, ginger and garlic, and stir-fry until fragrant (1 minute). Add shallots and mushrooms, and stir-fry until beginning to soften (30 seconds), then add wine, soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil, and stir-fry until pork is cooked (3-5 minutes).


Add noodles and toss to combine, then spoon into lettuce cups. Arrange on a platter scattered with bean sprouts, sliced spring onion and sliced red chilli.

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