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San Choy Bau with peanuts and sesame seeds

Peanut san choy bau

This san choy bau recipe is fresh, crunchy and full of flavour - a perfect light lunch.


Serves: 4

Number of ingredients: 14

To cook: 10 minutes

To prep: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy: 1487kJ

  • Protein: 14g

  • Fat: 27g

  • - saturated fat: 4g

  • Carbohydrate: 10g

  • Fibre: 7.7g

  • Sodium: 329mg


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 cm fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 3 shallots / spring onions, chopped
  • 3 cups diced or chopped vegetables such as carrot, bean sprouts, red capsicum, cauliflower, corn and zucchini
  • ¼ cup frozen peas and corn
  • 1/2 cup Sanitarium Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 2 teaspoon salt reduced soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Fresh crisp lettuce leaves to serve



  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • ¼ cup fresh coriander leaves


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the garlic, ginger and shallots, cook 30 seconds
  2. Add the chopped and frozen vegetables and Sanitarium Crunchy Peanut Butter, cook tossing regularly for about 4 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften
  3. Add 1 tbsp. water, cover and steam until tender, about 2 minutes
  4. Toss with the soy sauce, sesame oil
  5. Pile into a serving dish and scatter with the sesame seeds and coriander. Serve with crisp lettuce leaves.