Camping recipes: San Choi Bao

By: Macca, Photography by: Macca

Macca's two mates' from the Torres Strait Islands introduced him to this San Choi Bao recipe - and trust us, it's a taste sensation!

Camping recipes: San Choi Bao
A Torres Strait version of San Choi Bao.


• 2 garlic cloves, minced

• ½ onion, chopped

• 1 tbsp olive oil

• 400g lean beef (or pork or chicken), mince

• 2 tbsp oyster sauce

• 2 tbsp water

• 2 cups mushrooms, sliced

• 1 cup carrot, diced

• 2 tbsp hoisin sauce

• 4 lettuce leaf cups

• 1 spring onion, diced


Place oil in a wok or pan and then add onion and garlic and saute for a minute. Add the pork and oyster sauce and stir fry for one minute, add water and cover for one minute to steam.

Toss the mushrooms, carrots and hoisin sauce into the wok and stir fry for further minute to combine.

Serve in lettuce cups and garnish with spring onion.

This recipe and much more appeared in Camper Trailer Australia #111 2017. Subscribe today for the latest caravan reviews and news every month!