How to make Siew Pau / Char Siew / Cha Siu Bao / Char Siu Meat puff!!!

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How to make Siew Pau / Char Siew / Cha Siu Bao / Char Siu Meat puff!!!

Char Siew Meat Puff (Siew Pao)
Filling:
2 tbsp Oil
4 slices ginger
4 cloves garlic (Chopped)
2 onion (chopped)
220g chicken meat/pork (diced)
200g chicken meat /pork (minced)
80g green pea
Seasoning:
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp Black sauce/ dark soy sauce
1/2 tsp sesame oil
2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
2tbsp flour + 100ml water(mixed well)

Water dough
400g all purpose flour
100g butter
3 tbsp sugar
180 ml water
1tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt

Oil dough
200g all purpose flour
140g butter

For glazing and decoration:
2 eggs ,beaten.
some toasted sesame seeds

 

Method:
1. Heat up oil , stir fry ginger until fragrant . Remove from pan.

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2. Stir fry the chopped garlic and onion until onion soften , add in Diced meat and minced meat.

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3.Add in seasoning and stir until thick.

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4. Water dough : Put all purpose flour , sugar , baking soda and salt into a mixing bowl and mix well. Add in butter and water , knead into a soft dough . Leave it aside to rest for 30 minutes. Divide into 24 portions.

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5. Oil dough : Put all purpose flour and butter in another mixing bowl , mix into a dough. (Don't over knead the dough) . Leave it aside to rest for 30 minutes. Divide into 24 portions.

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6. Wrap oil dough in water dough , roll up twice as shown in video . Rest for 20 minutes.

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7. Roll the small dough into a flat round shape and wrap in some filling. Arrange onto a baking tray. Glaze the puffs with beaten egg . Bake in preheat oven at 170c for 15 minutes .

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8. After 15 minutes , take out the puff , glaze with beaten egg again and sprinkle sesame seeds on the surface. Bake again for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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