VEGAN GUÀ BĀO [割包 / 刈包] | Five Spice Jackfruit Buns | Mary’s Test Kitchen

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).

—SHOP THIS VIDEO*—

Kitchen Scales: http://amzn.to/2uiVAeQ

My all-in-one food processor + blender: http://amzn.to/2tRUTrW

Green Jackfruit in Brine: http://amzn.to/2qBq21p

Chinese Five Spice Powder: http://amzn.to/2uiuynT

My favourite Dark Soy Sauce: http://amzn.to/2sZzni1

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Steamer: http://amzn.to/2sZXUn9

–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
1 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
1 teaspoon Chinese black vinegar
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:
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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vz4ogPDWdLc&list=PL6QDlGTnYxpG6_BXIGKnpzQxRqWVbDYCE&index=38

Five Spice Seitan (mock meat): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZxWw2WWh7I&index=2&list=PL6QDlGTnYxpGYJqWWWHXbqNYMHz6UIn4Q&t=51s

Chinese Steamed Buns (mantou): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9IMVM6RJC4&list=PL6QDlGTnYxpG6_BXIGKnpzQxRqWVbDYCE&index=30

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