Chinese Steamed Bun Recipe Video


Cooking Time15 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Eggs6 , boiled and shelled
For filling
 Chinese mushrooms5 , minced
 Chinese sausages2 , sliced thinly
 Raw shrimps8 , thinly sliced
 Green onions3 , thinly sliced
 Chinese cabbage1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
 Ground pork/Turkey1⁄2 Pound
 Sesame oil1 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1 Tablespoon
 Oyster sauce1 Tablespoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
For bun
 Chinese bun flour16 Ounce (1 packet)
 Cold milk/Cold water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vinegar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 494 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 5.7 g28.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 227.2 mg

Sodium 276.5 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.5%

Sugars 15.5 g

Protein 25 g49.9%

Vitamin A 16.8% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl, put all the ingredients for the filling and stir with a wooden spoon until well combined and set aside.
2. Cut the egg in 4 parts and set aside.

3. In another bowl, put the entire packet of bun flour, and reserve 1 tablespoon.
4. Add sugar and milk, stir with spoon until well mixed and knead the dough for 10 to 15 minutes.
5. Cover the dough with paper towel and let it rest for 30 minutes.
6. Divide the dough in 18 to 20 parts, using the reserved flour to dust the surface and rolling pin, roll each dough part in 3 to 4 inches diameter rounds.
7. Put little filling in the center, wet the edges on the dough sheet, bring the edges together and seal.
8. In a steamer, bring water to a boil with vinegar.
9. Place the bun in a muffin liner, arrange them on a steamer rack, cover and steam for about 15 minutes.

10. Serve hot as desired.

Editors Review

Chinese steamed buns with pork is a wonderful recipe for a lazy holiday brunch. Here the chef has presented this recipe so meticulously that the dish can be easily prepared at home. Some extra time and efforts are required to make this recipe. But your efforts shall be definitely rewarded in the form of this excellent dish, so rejoice!



Anonymous says :

1 packet of bun flour? what kind of flour is in that? rice flour or wheat flour???
Posted on: 14 September 2011 - 12:21pm
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shantihhh says :

Love Chinese steam buns - I never have made them. You make it look easy! I think we'll have to make these with Andrew and Tiffiny as they Char Siu Bao so much! WOW! Thank you! Shanti/Mary-Anne
Posted on: 6 March 2008 - 2:58am