Cookbook:Steamed Buns with BBQ Pork

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Steamed Buns with BBQ Pork
CategoryBread recipes
Servings12 buns
Timeprep: 30 minutes
rise: 90 minutes
cooking: ~20 minutes

Cookbook | Ingredients | Recipes | Bread

This is a yeast dough bun that is stuffed with a meat filling and steamed until cooked.


Steamed buns

Bun filling


Steamed buns

  1. Stir yeast and 1 tablespoon of sugar into 1-1/2 cups of warm water (95°F / 35°C.). Let stand for 15-minutes.
  2. Mix yeast water, 2 more tablespoons of sugar, flour, cooking oil, baking powder and salt in mixing bowl.
  3. Stir until dough forms. Knead dough for 10-minutes.
  4. Allow dough to rise in a warm place for 1-1/2 hours.
  5. Punch dough down and divide into 12 pieces.
  6. Roll each piece of dough into a ball, then flatten with rolling pin into a 6-inch (15cm) circle.
  7. Place 1 tablespoon of meat filling in center of each flattened piece of dough.
  8. Lift the edges of the flattened dough up around the filling and bring edges together.
  9. Pinch edges closed to form filled bun.
  10. Place buns on parchment paper.
  11. Allow to rise in warm place 1 hour, until doubled in size.
  12. Steam buns, in steamer, over boiling water for 20-minutes.
  13. Remove from steamer. When cool enough to handle, remove parchment paper from bottom.
  14. Serve warm.

Bun filling

  1. Place all ingredients in food processor.
  2. Process until ingredients are blended and chopped fine.
  3. Use 1 tablespoon of mixture per bun.


Keep leftovers refrigerated. Reheat in microwave for 30 to 45 seconds.