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Baked Pork Buns

 
One serving costs about $3.61 One serving costs about $3.61

$3.61 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 likes

This recipe is ready in 30 minutes

Ready in 30 minutes

1 healthy lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:91%

Spoonacular Score: 91%

 

Baked Pork Buns might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. For $3.61 per serving, this recipe covers 46% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe makes 1 servings with 835 calories, 31g of protein, and 47g of fat each. 7 people have tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. If you have hoisin sauce, mushrooms, cup warm water, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 92%. This score is awesome. Try Baked Barbecued Pork Buns, Sous-Vide Pork Belly Buns With Pork Braise Mayonnaise and Quick-Pickled Cucumbers, and Homemade Pork Buns for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 tsps
2 tsps dry active yeast
dry active yeast
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps mixed cornstarch
mixed cornstarch
1
1  egg yolk
egg yolk
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps flour
flour
0.22 cloves
0.22 cloves garlic
garlic
0.5 cups
0.5 cups green onions
green onions
4 tsps
4 tsps hoisin sauce
hoisin sauce
0.5 cups
0.5 cups milk
milk
8
8  dried mushrooms
dried mushrooms
4 tsps
4 tsps oyster sauce
oyster sauce
1.5 cups
1.5 cups pork
pork
0
0  salt
salt
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp sugar
sugar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
0.25 cups
0.25 cups water
water
1 cup
1 cup water
water
2 tsps dry active yeast
2 tsps
dry active yeast
2 Tbsps mixed cornstarch
2 Tbsps
mixed cornstarch
1  egg yolk
1
egg yolk
3 Tbsps flour
3 Tbsps
flour
0.22 cloves garlic
0.22 cloves
garlic
0.5 cups green onions
0.5 cups
green onions
4 tsps hoisin sauce
4 tsps
hoisin sauce
0.5 cups milk
0.5 cups
milk
8  dried mushrooms
8
dried mushrooms
4 tsps oyster sauce
4 tsps
oyster sauce
1.5 cups pork
1.5 cups
pork
0  salt
0
salt
1 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp
sugar
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
vegetable oil
0.25 cups water
0.25 cups
water
1 cup water
1 cup
water

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
wok
wok
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Sweet, soft toasty-brown buns surround a tangy barbecued pork filling.
  2. Makes 12 buns.
  3. Cooking Time: 30 minutes.
  4. Preparation :In a large bowl, dissolve 2 tablespoons of the sugar in milk and water.
  5. Sprinkle yeast over top of the milk mixture and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes or until frothy. Gradually mix in remaining 2 tablespoons sugar, flour, and salt. On a lightly floured surface, knead dough for about 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic. Shape into a ball and place in a lightly greased bowl. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm area for about 1 hour or until doubled. Meanwhile, soak mushrooms in enough warm water to cover for 30 minutes; drain. Cut off and discard stems; coarsely chop caps. Set aside. Cooking
  6. Place wok or wide frying pan over high heat until hot. Add oil, swirling to coat sides. Add green onions, garlic, and mushrooms; stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in water, hoisin sauce, and sugar; mix well. Add cornstarch solution and cook, stirring until sauce boils down and thickens. Add pork, mix well. Remove from heat and let cool. Punch down dough, then roll on a lightly floured surface into a 12-inch long cylinder. 7Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Tips: Traditionally, these buns are steamed over boiling water, pleated side up, for 12 to 15 minutes rather than baked. Follow the same procedure for preparing dough except do not brush tops of buns with egg yolk. Try other fillings, such as minced chicken, pork or shrimp.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.61
Ingredient
2 teaspoons dry active yeast
2 tablespoons mixed cornstarch
1 egg yolk
3 tablespoons flour
2 cloves garlic
½ cups green onions
4 teaspoons hoisin sauce
½ cups milk
8 dried mushrooms
4 teaspoons oyster sauce
1.5 cups pork
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Price
$0.93
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$0.02
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$3.61

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

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Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Corn starch can be added directly to cold liquids, but to avoid lumps corn starch must be mixed with a cold liquid (usually water or stock) before it can be added to hot liquids like soup or gravy. This mixture of corn starch in a cold liquid is called a "slurry."

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

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Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
835 Calories
31g Protein
47g Total Fat
80g Carbs
60% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
835
42%

Fat
47g
72%

  Saturated Fat
29g
187%

Carbohydrates
80g
27%

  Sugar
27g
30%

Cholesterol
231mg
77%

Sodium
1040mg
45%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
31g
63%

Vitamin B1
3mg
221%

Folate
703µg
176%

Vitamin B2
2mg
130%

Vitamin K
111µg
106%

Vitamin B3
19mg
96%

Selenium
50µg
72%

Vitamin B5
7mg
70%

Phosphorus
586mg
59%

Vitamin B6
0.89mg
44%

Copper
0.88mg
44%

Fiber
10g
43%

Potassium
1232mg
35%

Zinc
4mg
32%

Manganese
0.56mg
28%

Calcium
250mg
25%

Iron
4mg
24%

Vitamin B12
1µg
22%

Vitamin A
959IU
19%

Vitamin D
2µg
19%

Vitamin C
15mg
18%

Magnesium
71mg
18%

Vitamin E
1mg
13%

covered percent of daily need

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