Jackfruit San Choy Bau Recipe

Jackfruit San Choy Bau Recipe

A twist on traditional san choy bau, this version features the wonderfully versatile jackfruit bundled up with crunchy vegetables in fresh lettuce leaves. It’s a great appetiser or can even make for a light and fast weeknight dinner and is the ultimate healthy meal.

Serves: 4

GF, VG

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Jackfruit San Choy Bau Recipe

By: Adam Guthrie

A twist on traditional san choy bau, this jackfruit version is a great appetiser or perfect for a light and fast weeknight dinner!


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced into crescents
  • ¼ cup liquid vegetable stock or water
  • 2 tins young jackfruit, rinsed well, seeds removed & chopped into a mince
  • 1 cup celery, finely diced
  • 2 cups carrot, cut into very thin strips
  • 4 dried Shiitake mushrooms, soaked and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp Medjool dates, pitted & finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • To Serve
  • 1 Iceberg lettuce, leaves separated under running water, then place in the fridge to crisp
  • 2 red chillies, sliced
  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves

Method


  • Heat a wok over a high heat. Add the ginger, garlic and onion and sauté for a min. Add the water and stir-fry until the water evaporates. Add the minced jackfruit and mix well.
  • Add the celery, carrot, Shiitake mushrooms and chopped dates, then mix well. Add the soy sauce and maple syrup and stir well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add the bean sprouts and mix well.
  • Serve a small amount of mixture in each lettuce cup, topped with freshly sliced chilli and coriander leaves.

  

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Adam Guthrie

Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.

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