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Macadamia san choy bao
This is a fun dish to serve the kids, especially when they can eat with their hands!
Servings 4
Course Light Meal
Preference Dairy Free
Perfect for Midweek Meal
Skill level Easy


  • 1 tbsp macadamia oil
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger finely grated
  • 4 green (spring) onions finely chopped
  • 500 g pork mince
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/2 cup macadamias roasted, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 cup beansprouts
  • 12 large iceberg lettuce leaves trimmed


  • Heat the macadamia and sesame oils in a large wok over a medium heat. Add the garlic, ginger and green onions and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the pork and cook until it just changes colour, breaking up any lumps with a fork or wooden spoon.
  • Combine the soy and oyster sauces with the lime juice in a jug. Stir the macadamias and combined sauces into the pork mixture and simmer over a medium heat until the liquid reduces and thickens. Stir through the coriander and beansprouts.
  • Spoon the macadamia and pork mixture into prepared lettuce cups and serve.


Calories: 518kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 25gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 826mgPotassium: 572mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 326IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 3mg