During the stressful exam period, ensure your kids are eating the right nutrients. Red meet, such as beef and lamb, are the best sources of iron and zinc, and are proven to improve concentration.   


  • 500g lamb mince   

  • 2 tbsp canola oil   

  • 200g mushrooms, sliced 

  • 2 carrots, cut into matchsticks   

  • 200g snow peas, sliced   

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed   

  • 2 tsp ginger, grated   

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce   

  • 2 tsp salt-reduced soy sauce   

  • 8 iceberg lettuce cups, sliced spring onions and coriander leaves, to serve   


  • 1.

    Heat a large wok over high heat. Add 2 tsp of the oil and half of the beef and cook, stirring for 4-5 minutes or until browned and excess liquid has evaporated. Transfer the beef to a bowl and repeat with 2 tsp of the oil and the remaining beef. Remove from wok.

  • 2.

    Add 2 tsp of the oil and the mushrooms to the wok and stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove from wok.

  • 3.

    Add the remaining 2 tsp of oil, carrots and snow peas to the wok and stir fry for 1 minute. Add the ginger and garlic and stir fry for a further minute. Add the cooked beef, mushrooms, oyster sauce and soy sauce and cook for another minute, stirring well to combine.

  • 4.

    Serve in iceberg lettuce cups, topped with sliced spring onions and coriander leaves.     

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 477kj
  • Fat Total 36g
  • Saturated Fat 13g
  • Protein 25g
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Sugar 5g
  • Sodium 496mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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