This time just changed my earlier Chicken and Onion Bao recipe to Pumpkin Bao, still using my favourite chicken and onion filling.
Pumpkin Bao with Chicken and Onions filling (steamed buns) 洋葱鸡肉南瓜包*makes 8For chicken and onions filling250g debone chicken thigh (cut small bite size pieces)1 spring onion, sliced100g yellow onion, wedged1tsp light soy sauce1/2tsp salt or to taste1/2tsp sugar or to taste1tsp sesame oil1tsp dark caramel soy sauce or you may replace with dark soy sauceA dash of white pepperWater, add when it is necessaryMethod
- Heat oil in a wok, sauté spring onion till aroma.
- Add in chicken pieces and onion, stir to till mix well.
- Add in seasonings, continue to cook till chicken tendered over medium heat, add water when it is necessary ( I did not add water at all).
- Dish out and set aside to cool2 hard-boiled eggs, wedgedFor the Pumpkin bao dough250g all purpose flour or plain flour1/4tsp salt1tsp instant yeast40g caster sugar40g corn oil80g mashed pumpkin ( I use overnight mashed pumpkin that kept in the fridge)60g fresh milk or adjust accordinglyMethod1. Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix well and knead till smooth and no sticky to hands.2. Cover with damp cloth and proof to double in size (30-60mins).3. Knock down dough to expel some air, transfer to a lightly floured surface and knead for a while.4. Equal divide into 8 portion, roughly shape into a ball, rest for 15mins.5. Flatten and roll out the dough into a circle with a rolling pin. Spoon in chicken filling and hard-boiled egg onto the center and pleat up the sides and seal.6. Place the bau onto a piece of greaseproof paper, on the rack for steaming. Cover with a piece of damp cloth and let rise for another 15 mins.7. Steam the bau under rapidly boiling water on high heat for about 10 to 12 mins.8. Remove from steamer and serve hot.9. Store in the fridge for left over bao, steam again before serve.
Recipe by Sonia a.k.a Nasi Lemak Lover
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