Peanut San Choy Bau

Serves 4

Fresh, full of flavour and crunch - a perfect light lunch or appetiser



  • 1 tbsp. 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 tsp Salt Reduced soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • Fresh crisp lettuce leaves to serve


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


Cooking instructions

  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.


Preparation Time: 30 minutes mins

Nutritional Information:

Nutrition Information (per serve)


Energy (kJ)

1487 (355 Cal)

Protein (g)


Fat  - Total (g)


-  Saturated fat (g)


Carbohydrate      - Total (g)


-  Sugars (g)


Fibre (g)


Sodium (mg)





Recipe and image kindly provided by Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company. For more recipes


Disclaimer: The above recipe meets Diabetes Queensland's nutrient criteria. However, the opinions expressed the Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Company website do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes Queensland.


Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.

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