Keto San Choy Bau Recipe – Healthy Ground Pork Recipe

Chinese Keto San Choy BauOur easy Keto San Choy Bau is ready in less than 30 minutes! It’s our healthy version of the classic Chinese appetizer that just about everyone loves!

If you’re not a fan of pork, just swap it out for ground chicken or ground beef.

This Keto San Choy Bau recipe makes 4 serves. 1 serving is 3 lettuce cups filled with a quarter of the pork mixture.

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The ground pork mixture (finished at step 5) can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days, or frozen for up to 3 months.

Keto San Choy Bau Ingredients

Keto San Choy Bau Recipe
Keto San Choy Bau
  • 1 tablespoon of Sesame Oil
  • 1 clove of Garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons of Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 pound of Ground Pork
  • 3 Scallions, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup of Keto Sweet Soy Sauce
  • ¼ cup of Bamboo Shoots, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon of White Pepper, ground
  • ¼ teaspoons of Xanthan Gum
  • Salt, to taste
  • ¼ cup of Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup of Bean Sprouts
  • 12 small Romaine or Iceberg Lettuce Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of Sesame Seeds
  • Fresh Lime, to serve

How to Make Keto San Choy Bau

  1. Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the sesame oil, garlic, and ginger, and saute for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  2. Add the ground pork. Break up the pork and cook until browned.
  3. Add the scallions, Keto Sweet Soy, bamboo shoots, and pepper and mix well.
  4. Bring to a simmer, then sprinkle over the xanthan gum. Continue to cook, whilst stirring, until the sauce has thickened. Remove from the heat.
  5. Taste and add salt, if needed.
  6. Stir through half of the cilantro.
  7. Place the lettuce cups onto your serving place and spoon the mixture evenly between them. Top with the remaining cilantro, the bean sprouts, and sesame seeds.
  8. Serve immediately with a wedge of lime.
Chinese Keto San Choy Bau

Keto San Choy Bau Recipe - Ground Pork Recipe

Our easy Keto San Choy Bau is ready in less than 30 minutes! It’s a classic Chinese appetizer that just about everyone loves!
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Appetiser, Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Gerri

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place a large saucepan over high heat and add the sesame oil, garlic, and ginger, and saute for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the ground pork. Break up the pork and cook until browned.
  • Add the scallions, Keto Sweet Soy, bamboo shoots, and pepper and mix well.
  • Bring to a simmer, then sprinkle over the xanthan gum. Continue to cook, whilst stirring, until the sauce has thickened. Remove from the heat.
  • Taste and add salt, if needed.
  • Stir through half of the cilantro.
  • Place the lettuce cups onto your serving place and spoon the mixture evenly between them. Top with the remaining cilantro, the bean sprouts, and sesame seeds.
  • Serve immediately with a wedge of lime.

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 73mg | Potassium: 369mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 7% | Vitamin C: 5.4% | Calcium: 3.2% | Iron: 7.8%

To make a larger batch of Keto San Choy Bau adjust the servings above.

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Love San Choy Bau? Why not try some of our other Asian inspired Keto recipes:

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