Chinese Keto San Choy Bau
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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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetiser, Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Gerri


  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 teaspoons ginger finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 3 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup Keto Sweet Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 cup bamboo shoots chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 12 small romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • fresh lime to serve


  • 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.


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%