Bok choy bao buns

Based on 7 ratings

Johanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
60
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-12+
300 g bok choy
1 tsp fresh yeast
200 ml water
400 g flour
¼ tsp sugar
¼ tsp salt
100 g shiitake mushrooms
1 tsp ginger
scallion
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tbsp sweet soy sauce
½ tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp rice wine
scallion (for garnish)
sweet soy sauce (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • stand mixer with dough hook
  • kitchen towel
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • frying pan
  • rubber spatula
  • rolling pin
  • bamboo steamer
  • parchment paper
  • sauté pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
136
Protein
4 g
Fat
2 g
Carb
26 g
  • Step 1/5

    To make bao bun dough, add yeast and water to a stand mixer and mix well. Add flour, sugar, and salt and knead dough until a smooth ball. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let proof for approx. 20 min.
    • 1 tsp fresh yeast
    • 200 ml water
    • 400 g flour
    • ¼ tsp sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • stand mixer with dough hook
    • kitchen towel

    To make bao bun dough, add yeast and water to a stand mixer and mix well. Add flour, sugar, and salt and knead dough until a smooth ball. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let proof for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 2/5

    For the bao filling, remove shiitake stems and chop roughly. Finely mince ginger, chop bok choy, and finely slice scallions.
    • 100 g shiitake mushrooms
    • 1 tsp ginger
    • 300 g bok choy
    • scallion
    • cutting board
    • knife

    For the bao filling, remove shiitake stems and chop roughly. Finely mince ginger, chop bok choy, and finely slice scallions.

  • Step 3/5

    Heat sesame oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add chopped shiitake mushrooms, and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add bok choy, ginger, and scallion and sauté for another 5 min. Add dark soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, oyster sauce, and rice wine to pan, toss well, and remove from heat.
    • 1 tbsp sesame oil
    • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp sweet soy sauce
    • ½ tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 tbsp rice wine
    • frying pan
    • rubber spatula

    Heat sesame oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add chopped shiitake mushrooms, and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add bok choy, ginger, and scallion and sauté for another 5 min. Add dark soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, oyster sauce, and rice wine to pan, toss well, and remove from heat.

  • Step 4/5

    Divide dough into 12 equal pieces, roll into balls, and then roll out into discs. Place a tablespoon of the filling in the center of each disc. Work counterclockwise folding the disc’s edges towards the center and overlap each fold. Pinch the end shut and twist. Repeat with remaining dough.
    • rolling pin

    Divide dough into 12 equal pieces, roll into balls, and then roll out into discs. Place a tablespoon of the filling in the center of each disc. Work counterclockwise folding the disc’s edges towards the center and overlap each fold. Pinch the end shut and twist. Repeat with remaining dough.

  • Step 5/5

    Set up a bamboo steamer lined with parchment paper over a pan of simmering water. Add bao buns to steamer and steam for approx. 12 min. over medium-low heat. Turn off heat and let bao buns sit in the steamer for another 5 min. Garnish with scallions and serve with sweet soy sauce. Enjoy!
    • scallion (for garnish)
    • sweet soy sauce (for serving)
    • bamboo steamer
    • parchment paper
    • sauté pan

    Set up a bamboo steamer lined with parchment paper over a pan of simmering water. Add bao buns to steamer and steam for approx. 12 min. over medium-low heat. Turn off heat and let bao buns sit in the steamer for another 5 min. Garnish with scallions and serve with sweet soy sauce. Enjoy!