Stuffed Bao Bread: a typical Asian cuisine recipe prepared by Joseba Arguiñano

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Aria Cooper

Ingredients (4 persons):

  • For the dough for 4 buns:
  • 140 g wheat flour
  • 5 g fresh baker's yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder (Royal)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 60 ml milk (4 tablespoons)
  • 30 ml of water (2 tablespoons)
  • 15 ml of sunflower oil (1 tablespoon)
  • For the filling:
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • hoisin sauce
  • coriander sprouts
  • cabbage sprouts (ta-tsoi and pack choi)
  • 2 leeks
  • roasted peanuts
  • extra virgin olive oil

Elaboration of the recipe Stuffed Bao Bread:

Mix in a bowl milk, water yeast baking powder, dry yeast, sugar, flour, a pinch of salt and sunflower oil. Knead well (10 minutes) and let the dough ferment approximately for a couple of hours .

Divide the dough in 4 parts shape them oval (rounded elongated). It is important to to do it by hand to avoid the dough to lose the air it has picked up during the fermentation Fold each piece of dough in half by placing one piece of baking paper Place them on 4 pieces of baking paper and place them in the oven. bamboo steamer Put water to heat in a saucepan the same size as the steamer Put on top of the steamer with buns and cover it. scones for 8 minutes.

Cleans the leeks cut them into fine julienne strips and rehogalos a little bit in one frying pan with a drizzle of oil.

Extends the bacon slices on a baking tray spread them with the hoisin sauce and bake at 240º C for 5 minutes.

Fill the scones with some peanuts the slices of bacon the outbreaks and a bit of leek .


The hoisin sauce can be bought already prepared, but if you feel like making it, here are the ingredients and the preparation.

Ingredients for the preparation of Hoisin Sauce:

1 clove garlic

6 tablespoons soy sauce

3 tablespoons butter

11/2 tablespoons honey or brown sugar

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

3 tablespoons sesame oil

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce (perrins)

1 teaspoon miso

1/8 teaspoon pepper

All you have to do is mix all the ingredients with an electric mixer until you get a homogeneous sauce.

Presentation of the recipe Stuffed Pan Bao:

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