Mini Pork Buns

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14Ingredients
45Calories
40Minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 5 1/4 ounces ground pork
  • 2 spring onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (finely grated)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon chinese five spice powder
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • chili sauce (to serve)

Directions

  1. Combine 1 cup lukewarm water, yeast and sugar. Set aside for 5 mins, or until frothy. Sift flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add yeast mixture and stir to combine. Turn out onto a floured work surface and knead until smooth. Transfer to an oiled bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let proof in a warm place for l hour, or until dough doubles in size.
  2. Meanwhile. heat a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add ground pork, onion, garlic, ginger, brown sugar and Chinese five-spice powder. Cook, stirring with a spoon to break up lumps, for 5 mins, or until cooked through. Add hoisin sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil. Let cool completely.
  3. Divide and shape dough into 18 balls. Cover with a tea-towel. Working with 1 ball at a time, shape into a 2 1/4 inch disc and place 1 tsp filling in the center. Pinch top to enclose. Repeat with remaining dough.
  4. Line a large steamer with a sheet of parchment paper. Arrange buns in steamer then place steamer over a wok or large heavy-bottomed saucepan of boiling water. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and steam for 6-7 mins, or until puffed and cooked through. Serve with chili sauce.
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NutritionView more

45Calories
Sodium3%DV75mg
Fat3%DV2g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs2%DV5g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories45Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat2g3%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol5mg2%
Sodium75mg3%
Potassium50mg1%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate5g2%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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