Steamed or Baked buns are a popular snack or appetizer in many Asian cuisines. Here is one filling for the buns from this recipe:
About 4 hours before planned serving time -
Prepare Basic Steamed or Baked Bun dough. (http://www.chow.com/recipes/11968)
Flatten each section in the palm of your hand.
Place one tablespoon of filling in the center and form dough into a ball around the filling.
Lightly roll each part into a ball.
Put each ball on a wax or parchment paper square.
Cover and let stand until doubled (about 30 minutes).
Repeat with the rest of the dough.
Place water in a steamer and bring to a rapid boil.
Reduce heat to medium.
Place a single layer of dough balls (with wax/parchment squares) into steamer tray about 1 inch apart.
Cover and steam for roughly 15 minutes.
Remove cover before turning off heat and transfer buns to a serving plate/tray.
Repeat until all buns are cooked.
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