Ki Si Min

Ki Si Min Recipe | Ki Si Ming | Kai Si Ming
Ki Si Min Recipe | Ki Si Ming | Kai Si Ming
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Ki Si Ming Recipe

Whatever you want to call it Ki Si Min or Ki Si Ming or Kai Si Ming is an Asian-inspired one-pot mince and rice dinner.

 Its like a savoury mince, come curry, come Chinesey looking stew type dish.

The good thing about this budget friendly recipe is that their are some good variations and great leftover ideas.  It is also freezable and the more often it is reheated the better it tastes

Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Kiwi Style, Aussie Style
Keyword Ki Si Min, Kai Si Ming, Ki Si Ming
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 481 kcal
Author Karen Lowry

 ★ Ingredients ★ 

  • 500 g mince
  • 1 large carrot
  • ½ small cabbage
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 Tbs curry powder
  • 1 pkt chicken noodle soup
  • ½ cup Rice

 ★ Instructions ★ 

  1. Chop the onion finely.
  2. Dice the carrot into 1cm cubes.
  3. Finely shred the cabbage.
  4. Brown the meat in a large deep frypan or pot. Cook until it changes colour.
  5. Add curry powder, onion, carrot and the contents of chicken noodle soup. Stir to combine.
  6. Add cabbage and fold through.
  7. Add enough water to just cover the top of the veggies, do not flood it with too much water.
  8. Add the rice. Stir it all to combine it well.
  9. Simmer until the rice is done and the cabbage is cooked well, stirring often, the longer you cook the better.

 ★ Recipe Notes ★ 

Please Note: This Kai si ming recipe does reduce during simmering. You may need to add more water as you go.
This also depends on how watery you want your dish to be.

Ki Si Min Serving Suggestions

➥ Serve with steamed rice
➥ Serve with Plain Scones

Kai Si Ming Variations

➥ Add 1½ Tbsp soy sauce
➥ Add 1 cup cubed pumpkin
➥ Add 1 cup cubed potato
➥ Add some sliced celery
➥ Meat can be pork or beef or ½ and ½
➥ Use any rice Basmati, Brown or plain white

Ki Si Ming Leftovers

➥ Great reheated and served on toast.
➥ Curry Puffs -
Using puff pastry sheets cut into four. Place about a tablespoon of mix on each piece of pastry, fold over, seal edges and cook in hot oven till brown.
➥ Reheat and roll up in wraps or tortillas
➥ Great to keep in the freezer for a quick meal or snack.

Kai Si Ming Nutrition & Calories

Nutrition Facts
Servings 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 481
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.1g
Saturated Fat 3.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 293mg
Total Carbohydrates 54.2g
Dietary Fibre 9.1g
Sugars 9.7g
Protein 45.1g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mcg
Calcium 111mg
Iron 27mg
Potassium 1418mg
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.
2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
This nutritional label is a product of the online calculator at

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