Healthy, delicious, and perfect for sharing.


  • 500g lean beef mince

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 2 tbsp roasted rice, coarsely ground

  • 1 small red onion, finely sliced

  • 1 cup mint leaves

  • 1 cup coriander leaves

  • 1 long red chilli, sliced

  • 2 kaffir lime leaves, very finely shredded

  • 2 tbsp lime juice

  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

  • 2 tsp sugar

  • Baby cos leaves, lime wedges and roasted peanuts, to serve


  • 1.

    Place a large wok or frying pan over a high heat. Cook half of the beef mince in a small amount of vegetable oil for 3 minutes or until lightly coloured, breaking it up as it cooks. Repeat with the remaining beef. Tip into a large mixing bowl and allow to cool slightly.

  • 2.

    To roast rice, place in a dry frying pan over a moderately high heat. Stir until toasted and brown. Transfer to a mortar and pestle or food processor and process until coarsely ground.

  • 3.

    Add the ground rice and remaining ingredients and stir well. Place onto a platter and serve with baby cos leaves, roasted peanuts and lime wedges.


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