Chilli Chicken San Choy

Chilli Chicken San Choy


  • Spray canola or olive oil
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 500 g chicken mince
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 red capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 zucchini, grated (drain excess fluid)
  • 1 tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons Sweet Chilli Sauce, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 12 iceberg lettuce leaves


  • Spray a non-stick wok or frying pan with oil and heat.
  • Add the onion and cook for about 2 minutes or until just soft.
  • Add the chicken mince, garlic and ginger and cook for about 5 minutes or until browned, breaking up lumps of mince with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the capsicum and cook for 3 minutes more, stirring frequently.
  • Add the fish sauce and sweet chilli sauce, to taste. Stir in the coriander.
  • To serve, spoon the chicken mixture and rice into the lettuce leaves and roll up to eat with your fingers.


  • Add any of your favourite vegetables to this dish to bulk it up eg. corn, carrot
  • Optional: Add 2 cups of brown rice if you would like to add some carbohydrates to this meal