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Gwinganna Health Retreat’s San Choi Bow Recipe

Gwinganna Health Retreat's San Choi Bow Recipe

Healthy San Choi Bow Recipe

Makes 15 portions


700g organic chicken mince
300 g quinoa
375 g water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 medium piece ginger, chopped
2 medium hot chillies, chopped
100 ml tamari
50 ml maple syrup
50ml camellia tea or macadamia nut oil
20 ml sesame oil
1 tbsp potato or corn flour (gluten free)
15 iceberg lettuce cups
5 sprigs coriander, some carrot and capsicum strips and slivers of shallots as garnish


1 Rinse quinoa well and cook by absorption method using 1 cup quinoa to 1 3/4 cups water
2 Heat oil in wok and add mince, chillies and ginger cook for a couple of minutes, stirring constantly to break up any lumps
3 Add tamari and maple syrup and cook further
4 Mix potato or corn flour with a little water and use to thicken the mix slightly and to give it some glossy appearance
5 Check seasoning
6 Place scoops of mix into washed and trimmed lettuce cups and garnish with sprinkles of carrot, shallot, capsicum and coriander.
7 Serve with sweet chilli sauce and lime wedges on the side.

**For a vegetarian option,  replace the chicken mince with 500 g raw chick peas (soak overnight and boil with fresh water), chop them in food processor, follow same method for rest of recipe.

The Carousel thanks Gwinganna for this recipe. 

Written by TheCarousel


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