This is a baked bun instead of the steamed. The Chinese BBQ pork buns are very popular. This version is the same but I baked it. The buns are very soft and moist and also like cotton. So nice and simple to make. I do not eat pork much. To do this recipe I used pork as I got so many requests. I boiled the pork for easy cooking. If you are not a pork lover you can use chicken or any other kind of a meat with the same dough mixture.

 

Ingredients

  • 420g Bread flour
  • 200-220 ml warm water
  • 5g Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 10g Instant Yeast
  • 10g Sugar
  • 500g pork cooked pork
  • 1 Tbsps. Flour
  • Garlic and ginger sliced
  • 1/2 of an onion
  • 1 Tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil

 

Method

  • Add all the ingredients except water, butter and mix well. Add water bit by bit and make a smooth dough. (The water level always depends on the size of the egg and the water you add to the yeast mix)Then add butter and knead about 10-15 minutes.
  • After leave in a warm place to double in size.
  • Mean while cook the pork.
  • Add about a table spoon full oil in to a pan. In to that add garlic ginger and onion and cook until soft.
  • Add sesame oil , oyster sauce, soy sauce and cook one minute until it thickens.
  • Next add flour and stir well. Add the pork and cook well. Leave it to cool down.
  • When the dough is ready knead the dough well  & divide the dough in to equal size pieces .
  • After flatten each dough piece in to a round  and put the meat in the middle and seal ends and using the palm with out giving pressure roll it on the bench.
  • Put them on a baking tray to double in size.
  • When doubled in size brush the tops with eggs sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and bake them on 180c about 20 min or until golden on top.
  • Cool on a wire rack.
Posted by:The Culinary Corner

Hi, I am Menaka. I was a teacher for 18 years and after migrating to Australia accidentally I found an amazing lady called " Mary" who directed me to become a chef.I studied 3 years while working and became a qualified chef. After I studied about baking and hospitality management. My son is very enthusiastic in video editing and wanted me to start recording my cooking.Thats the beginning of you tube channel "The Culinary Corner" I am a full time employee. I record all the videos by my self. As a child I started helping and cooking with my granny and I used to experiment and trying various cooking styles. That led me in this path very smoothly. I still try to experiment and adjust recipes to move with this busy and globalised world.

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