Baked Char Siu Bao

  • prep: 6 hr
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 6 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Baked char siu bao are the Westernized version of my favorite dim sum treat: roast pork buns.

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds boneless pork butt or shoulder, cut into large pieces
    • ¼ cup soy sauce
    • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons honey
    • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 1 tablespoon chili oil
    • 1 tablespoon black bean paste
    • 1 tablespoon marmite (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice
    • 1 3-inch knob of ginger, grated on a microplane or finely minced
    • 4 garlic cloves, grated on a microplane or finely minced
    • 1 pound of your roasted pork, diced into ¾-inch cubes
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 small onion, finely diced
    • 6 tablespoons water
    • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
    • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
    • ½ cup water
    • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • ? cup warm milk (about 115 degrees F)
    • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
    • ? cup granulated sugar
    • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature and cubed
    • 3 cups all-purpose flour
    • sesame seeds, for garnish
    • honey, for garnish
    • chives, thinly sliced, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 367 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.75%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 32 mg 10.65%
    • Sodium: 1554 mg 64.74%
    • Calcium: 32 mg 3.16%
    • Potassium: 137 mg 3.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.6%
    • Sugar: 22 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.17%
    • Vitamin C 4.45%
    • Vitamin D 1.94%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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