Pork chashu pau

Pork chashu pau

Cha siu bao or char siu bao is a Cantonese barbecue-pork-filled bun. The buns are filled with barbecue-flavored cha siu pork. They are served as a type of dim sum during yum cha and are sometimes sold in Chinese bakeries.

Chinese

Type of Dish Dimsum

Ingredients

  • 1 recipe pork stuffing (recipe below)
  • 1 recipe manju dough (recipe below)
  • 1 recipe Braising liquid (recipe below)

Preparation

  1. make the braising liquid
  2. braise the pork
  3. make the stuffing
  4. make the dough
  5. portion the dough into 25 g balls
  6. portion the stuffing into 10g balls
  7. form buns and stuff with beef. Leave to rise for 30 minutes before to steam.
  8. Each bun should have 25g dough and 10g of stuffing
  9. Steam buns for 15 to 18 minutes at 100C.

Further Information

Yield 8

Preparation Time is approxmiately 3 hours.

Cooking Time is approxmiately 20 minutes.

Manju dough

Ingredients

  • 15 g sugar
  • 1/2 lt water
  • 8 g yeast
  • 750 g flour
  • 8 g baking powder
  • 22 g margarine
  • 2 g salt

Preparation

  1. mix together sugar water and yeast and leave to rise for 10 minutes.
  2. Sift the flour. add remaining engridients.
  3. add the water and yeast to the flour, make the dough and knead until smooth and elastic
  4. leave dough to rise in a greased blowl for 2 hours (covered with cling film)

Braising liquid

Make this recipe and use it to braise the pork belly, this will take about 2 hours.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lt water
  • 100 g sugar
  • 100 ml dark soy sauce
  • 3 piece star anise
  • 4 cloves garlic

Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 10 ml vegetable oil
  • 4 g garlic
  • 4 g ginger chopped
  • 2 g red chili chopped
  • 25 g leak chopped
  • 250 g pork belly (braised/recipe above)
  • 15 ml soy sauce
  • 30 ml hoisin
  • 20 g sugar
  • 30 g oyster sauce
  • 100 ml chicken stock
  • 3 ml sesame oil
  • 1.5 g kelp powder
  • 1.5 g white pepper
  • 8 g potato starch
  • 1 g chinese 5 spice

Preparation

  1. heat oil in wok add garlic, chili, ginger and leak. stir fry briefly, add chopped braised pork stir fry for a minute.
  2. add soy sauce, hoisin, oyster sauce, sugar, chicken stock and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. add the remaining ingredients, thicken with potato starch, remove from wok and leave the mixture to cool.
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