Chicken San Choy Bau

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S1:Ep84 mins2015Guest: James Colquhoun
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Chicken San Choy Bau

This light and tasty dish is perfect for sharing with friends and family. It's quick to make and fills you up!

Serves: 2

Why it's so good for you:

Chicken is a lean source of protein, and high in the amino acid tryptophan. When ingested, tryptophan is converted by the body into serotonin, which works with two other hormones, noradrenaline and dopamine, to lift mood, promote relaxation and help deal with stress.

Chicken San Choy Bau
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Ingredients

(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1.1 lbs free-range chicken mince
  • 1 small carrot, grated
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely diced
  • 1-inch piece ginger, grated
  • 1 small red chili, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp tamari (gluten-free soy sauce)
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro (coriander), roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or organic butter
  • 6 -10 cos or butter lettuce leaves
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