Steamed Buns with Dipping Sauce Recipe

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Steamed Buns With Dipping Sauce Recipe


  • Serving Size : 1
  • 1/4 medium red bell pepper – finely diced
  • 2 scallions – finely chopped (both white and green parts reserve 1*teaspoon for dipping sauce)
  • 1 minced garlic clove (reserve 1/8 for dipping sauce) .marinated mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup whole water chestnuts finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour bun dough
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot chili oil
  • chopped cilantro for garnish


  1. In large non-stick saucepan, add bell pepper, scallions, and garlic, and cook, stirring constantly, until peppers are soft, 5-8 minutes.
  2. Chop mushrooms (the pieces need to be fairly small to go in the dumplings) and add, with marinade, to peppers.
  3. Add water chestnuts and hoisin sauce; cook until most of liquid has evaporated, 3-4 minutes.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. Sprinkle work surface with flour.
  6. Turn bun dough out onto prepared surface, knead 1 minute and roll into a log, about 16″ long and 1 1/2″ wide.
  7. Cut dough into 16 equal pieces and roll each into a ball.
  8. Flatten each ball with the palm of your hand into a 3″ diameter circle.
  9. Place a heaping teaspoon of filling mixture in center of each dough round, and gather up edges to enclose filling, twisting edges together and pressing to seal.
  10. Repeat with remaining dough and filling, covering buns with plastic wrap.
  11. Serve freshly steamed buns immediately, with dipping sauce on the side, or cool and freeze for later use.

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