A Bao is a fluffy bun originating from Chinese cuisine. It is often stuffed with fillings both savory and sweet, like pork belly or sweet beans. This bao is filled with Chinese BBQ pork, or char siu, for a slightly sweet but savory snack.
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Ingredients (for BB-HAC10, makes 10 bao buns):
You will need 10 parchment paper squares (4” each side).
Ingredients (for BB-PDC20, makes 20 bao buns):
You will need 20 parchment paper squares (4” each side).
While the dough is being made, make the filling. Heat canola oil in a pan over medium heat and sauté the chopped red onions. Lower the heat, add remaining ingredients for filling except chicken stock, corn starch and roast pork. Mix and heat until simmering.
Add chicken stock, corn starch and mix until the sauce thickens. Add diced roast pork and mix to combine. Remove from heat and allow to cool. The filling may be made beforehand.