2 tbs sesame oil
1 red onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
600g minced pork
1 tsp 5 spice
3 tbs oyster sauce
3 tbs soy sauce
2 tsp fish sauce
1/2 lime, juiced
1/4 cup coriander, roughly chopped
200g (1 cup) tinned water chestnuts, roughly chopped
2 cups bean shoots
8 baby cos (or iceberg) lettuce leaves
235g (1 1/2 cups) blueberries
Coriander, to garnish
Chilli, sliced to garnish
Place a wok over a high heat and pour in sesame oil.
Heat for 1 minute and add onions and garlic.
Cook for 1 minute, tossing regularly. Add in mince pork and cook for a further 5-6 minutes or until browned.
Reduce heat to medium and add 5 spice, oyster sauce, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice, coriander and water chestnuts.
Toss for 2 minutes until well incorporated.
Remove from heat and divide into the lettuce cups. Top with blueberries, coriander and chilli to garnish.
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