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Cooked pork mince in lettuce leaves over head view in a white enamelware dish on white napkin, wooden board and white marble background.

Yuk Sung

On the table in under 30 minutes, this delicious and healthy pork Yuk Sung family friendly recipe is so easy to make, it is the perfect mid week supper.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Family Food
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 438 kcal
Author Sarah Barnes

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp Ginger Puree or 1 inch piece if using fresh.
  • 2 Small Carrots
  • 250 g Mushrooms
  • 2 Peppers Orange or red work well
  • 500 g Pork Mince
  • 3 tsp Chinese Five Spice
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce

To Serve

  • 3 Spring Onion Chopped
  • 2 Red Chillies (add more or less depending on your taste)
  • 2-3 Little Gem Lettuce

Instructions

  1. Firstly prepare your vegetables: 

    Chop onion and mushrooms. Peel and crush garlic.Peel and finely chop carrots. Peel and chop Ginger (if using fresh). 

  2. Heat the oil in large open wok, fry the pork mince, with 1 tsp of Chinese 5 Spice, until browned.

  3. Add the onion, garlic and ginger, carrots, mushrooms, peppers, remaining 5 spice, soy sauce and oyster sauce.

  4. Cook on a medium to low heat for 10-15 minutes, until the mixture is browned, sauce has thicken slightly and absorbed into the meat. 

  5. Serve in little gem lettuce leaves, and top with chopped spring onions and chillies. (Leave chillies out if you prefer). 

Nutrition Facts
Yuk Sung
Amount per Serving
Calories
438
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
30
g
46
%
Saturated Fat
 
10
g
63
%
Cholesterol
 
90
mg
30
%
Sodium
 
1348
mg
59
%
Potassium
 
899
mg
26
%
Carbohydrates
 
14
g
5
%
Fiber
 
3
g
13
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
27
g
54
%
Vitamin A
 
5700
IU
114
%
Vitamin C
 
41.6
mg
50
%
Calcium
 
73
mg
7
%
Iron
 
3.6
mg
20
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.