Simple and Tasty Chinese Steamed Buns

Simple and Tasty Chinese Steamed Buns

by Tanya Riley 1 year ago
3.9 (9)
20 minutes
165.6 kcal
34.6 g carbs
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Description

These are the real Chinese steamed buns! They are so chewy, tasty and easy to make. They are light for you. Your family would be impressed! My fiance and I would make them for breakfast or snack. I am sure you will enjoy it.

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons white sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
Directions
  1. 1. Sprinkle the yeast over 1 cup of warm water in a large bowl. The water should be no more than 100 degrees F (40 degrees C). Let stand for 5 minutes until the yeast softens and begins to form a creamy foam. Combine the flour, sugar, and baking soda in a small bowl. Stir half of the flour mixture into the yeast mixture until no dry spots remain. Stir in the remaining flour, a 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 15 minutes.
  2. 2. Lightly oil a large bowl, then place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a light cloth and let rise in a warm place (80 to 95 degrees F (27 to 35 degrees C)) until doubled in volume, about 1 hour. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces and form into rounds.
  3. 3. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan, and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover, and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the buns, recover, and steam for 20 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 buns
calories: 165.6 kcal
carbohydrates: 34.6 g
protein: 5.1 g
saturated fat: 0.1 g
sodium: 106.7 mg
fiber: 1.5 g
sugar: 2.2 g