A soft and simple dough is stuffed with a flavorful mixture of pork and chicken in these steamed buns. These do take a little bit of patience and time to make, so this is the perfect project for a Saturday afternoon when you have plenty of time. These make a delicious appetizer or if you want to serve them as dinner you can pair the steamed buns with sauteed vegetables.


  • 3 tablespoons sunflower oil
  • 190 milliliters warm water (as needed)
  • 200 grams wheat flour
  • 200 grams rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons dry yeast
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 50 milliliters cold water (as needed)
  • 200 grams minced pork
  • 100 grams minced chicken
  • 2 green onions
  • 150 grams mushrooms (Nameko)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (rice wine)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • sunflower oil
  • soy sauce
  • sesame oil
  • rice vinegar
  • sesame seeds


  1. Dice green onions.
  2. Heat sunflower oil in a pan and sauté green onions and mushrooms,
  3. When onion is almost translucent, add garlic, ginger and ground meat.
  4. Use a spatula to scrape meat from sides of pan.
  5. Mixture should be very loose.
  6. When meat mixture is done, season with all the spices and set aside.
  7. Punch down dough to remove air.
  8. Divide the dough into portions, each about 30 grams (approximately 1 oz).
  9. Shape each portion into a ball and flatten with fingers.
  10. Place a little filling into each and pinch it closed, keeping round shape.
  11. Place buns on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  12. Cover with a cotton cloth and let rise for about 20 minutes.
  13. Heat water in a steamer.
  14. Line the steam rack with parchment paper and place rolls in steamer.
  15. Steam for about 15-20 minutes or until surface is firm and begins to open slightly (like a bagel).
  16. For the sauce, mix all sauce ingredients.
  17. Preheat oven to 220°C (approximately 425°F).
  18. Place buns on a baking sheet lined with a non-stick silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  19. Bake for about 15 minutes or until golden and crisp.
  20. Serve warm or cold with prepared sauce.
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