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VEGAN GUÀ BĀO [割包 / 刈包] | Five Spice Jackfruit Buns...

Mary's Test Kitchen | Vegan Cooking Follow
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Full blog post + printable recipe for vegan gua bao:
http://www.marystestkitchen.com/jackfruit-vegan-gua-bao-taiwanese-buns

Make vegan guà bāo (Taiwanese pork buns) with this easy recipe! I'll be showing you how to transform bland, slightly fruity unripe jackfruit into mouth-watering five spice meatiness that's a little sweet, a little tangy and super delicious. Plus, how to make soft and puffy Chinese steamed buns (which by the way can be frozen and steamed whenever you want them).

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--JACKFRUIT BAO | VEGAN GUA BAO RECIPE--

Makes 8

INGREDIENTS

For steamed buns (mantou):
1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons warm water (105-110°F)
1 cup all-purpose flour (5.29oz)
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon instant yeast*

For five spice jackfruit:
1 20oz can of green jackfruit
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons Chinese black vinegar
1 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste

Peanut Topping:
1/4 cup roasted peanuts
1 teaspoon sugar

Other condiments:
chopped cilantro
pickled mustard
vegan mayonnaise

Equipment:
Food Processor or Mixer, optional
Parchment paper (8 4"x4" squares)
Steamer

See blog post for full recipe directions and notes plus metric measurements:
http://www.marystestkitchen.com/jackfruit-vegan-gua-bao-taiwanese-buns

How to steam without a steamer: https://food-hacks.wonderhowto.com/how-to/steam-food-without-steamer-basket-0161815/

---RELATED RECIPE VIDEOS---

Five Spice Tofu: https://goo.gl/uzWqMu

Five Spice Seitan (mock meat): https://goo.gl/JC9MCH

Chinese Steamed Buns (mantou): https://goo.gl/zJMey5

Aquafaba Mayo: https://goo.gl/FtdGwL

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