BBQ Pork Bun

  • Char siu bao

Name: BBQ Pork Bun

Mandarin: cha shao bao

Cantonese: char siu bao

Main Ingredients: 

Bun: flour, water, sugar, lard or oil and yeast. These could vary depending on the chef and restaurant

Filling: BBQ pork (aka char siu), oyster sauce, sugar, cornstarch and water

Key taste points:

Bun: soft but not dry, white as snow, filling shouldn’t be breaking through the bread skin

Filling: tasty and juicy char siu sauce, not too sweet and not too salty

Cooking method: steamed