Homemade Chinese Steamed Buns with Pork (Nikuman)

Source : Cut Wax Paper Into 4 Inch 4 Inch Squares Warm Milk To Body Temperature Mix All Dough Ingredients In A Bowl Knead For About 10 Minutes Cover A Bowl...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : May 1, 2022

Step:

  1. Cut wax paper into 4 inch × 4 inch squares. Warm milk to body temperature.

  2. Mix all dough ingredients in a bowl. Knead for about 10 minutes. Cover a bowl with plastic wrap and let rise in warm place until double in size. (about 30 to 60 minutes.)

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  3. Let's make the filling next! Mince leek and shiitake mushrooms. In a bowl, combine all the filling ingredients together. Keep in refrigerator.

    Homemade Chinese Steamed Buns with Pork (Nikuman) recipe step 3 photo
  4. Punch down dough! Divide it into 8 equal sized pieces and roll it into ball shape. Cover loosely with clean well-wrung cloth. Bring water to boil and get a steamer ready.

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  5. Roll each dough into flat circle shape with a rolling pin.

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  6. Place 1/8 of filling mixture on a dough and wrap up, then put each of them on a piece of wax paper.

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  7. When steam starts to rise from the steamer, turn down the heat. Place buns on steamer tray leaving about 2 inch between each buns.(Be careful not to get burned!! The steamer is very hot!!!) Put on the steamer lid. Turn the heat up to high and steam for 12 to 15 minutes.

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  8. Yummy!

    Homemade Chinese Steamed Buns with Pork (Nikuman) recipe step 8 photo

Ingredients

  1. **Dough**
  2. 1/2 cup Milk (125 ml)
  3. 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  4. 1/4 tsp salt
  5. 1 cup all-purpose flour (250 g)
  6. 3 Tbsp Sugar
  7. 1 tsp dry yeast
  8. 1 tsp baking powder
  9. **Filling**
  10. 170 g Ground Pork
  11. 3 shiitake mushrooms
  12. 1 Japanese leek or green onion(you don't have to use green part of leek)
  13. 1/2 Tbsp grated ginger root
  14. 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  15. 1/2 tsp salt
  16. 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  17. 1/2 tsp sugar
  18. 1/2 Tbsp mirin (sweet sake)
  19. to taste pepper

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