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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Char Siew Bao

Love them and recommend all to try!

  • About 18 pieces (small fist size)

You will need:
  • 300g hongkong flour/superfine flour
  • 5g instant yeast
  • 5g baking powder
  • 70g sugar
  • 3g shortening (i used butter.)
  • 120ml water
  • Char siew filling (amount as desired.)

The Preparation & Cooking:
  1. Mix all ingredients except char siew and knead into a smooth dough.
  2. Cut dough into even sizes and roll them flat.
  3. Wrap with filling.
  4. Place on parchment paper and set aside to rise for 30 minutes.
  5. Steam over high heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.
For the Filling:
  • 250g char siew,diced
  • 1 onion,diced
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soya auce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 150 ml water plus 1.5 tablespoon corn flour
  • Oil for frying
  1. Heat oil and fry onions till fragrant.
  2. Add char siew and other ingredients.
  3. Cook till thick.
  4. Off the fire and cool before using.

Original recipe adapted from:Red Bean Bun-Chinese Buns by Lee Kian Seng,Simple Char Siew Bun by Aunty Yochana.

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