LOBSTER FRIED RICE WITH LETTUCE CUPS (San Choy Bow)
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
 1 western rock lobster, boiled and shelled, then flesh finely diced or shredded
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 3 garlic cloves, crushed
 2 tbsp ginger, finely grated
 4 cups cooked rice
 100 g char siu (barbecue pork), cut into small cubes
 1 tbsp light soy sauce
 1 tbsp oyster sauce
 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
 150 g garden peas, thawed
 1 cup fresh coriander leaves, torn, reserve half to serve
 4 spring onions, thinly sliced into rings, reserve half to serve
 1 red chilli, finely sliced, reserving half to serve
To Serve
 1 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated and washed. You will need 8 leaves.
1

Select eight lettuce leaves and trim if necessary to make cups. Place in a large bowl filled with iced water to keep crisp.

2

Place a wok or frypan on high heat, add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil and swirl to coat. Add garlic and ginger, toss quickly to cook.

3

Add the rice, char siu, soy sauce, oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil. Stir-fry over high heat, moving everything around to prevent it from sticking (2-3 minutes). Toss through half the coriander leaves, spring onion and red chilli.

Remove fried rice from wok, set aside and keep warm until ready.

4

Add lobster to the wok and stir-fry until lightly caramelised. Toss in peas to heat through.

5

Scatter lobster and peas across fried rice.

Season to taste with sea salt and pepper.

6

Top with spring onion, coriander and chilli.

7

Serve alongside lettuce cups for people to fill and enjoy as they wish.

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