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Pan Fried Beef Buns – Chinese Meat Pie (Xian Bing)

Pan Fried Beef Buns – Chinese Meat Pie (Xian Bing)
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If you love dumplings, you’ll love this. Chinese Meat Pie, also known as pan-fried beef buns, has a moist savory filling and a crispy crust. It’s a large version of the fried dumplings and tastes even better!

Recipe
PRE TIME: 1 hr 45 min
COOKING TIME: 15 min
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr
6 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • For the wrapper
  • 1 cup Warm Water
  • 1 tsp. Yeast
  • 3 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • For the filling
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef  
  • 1 tbsp. Light Soy Sauce
  • 0.5 tbsp. Oyster Sauce     
  • 0.5 tbsp. Shaoxing Wine
  • 0.5 tbsp. Dark Soy Sauce   
  • 1 tsp. Five-Spice Powder      
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 0.25 tsp. Salt
  • 0.25 tsp. Black Pepper         
  • 1 tbsp. Fried Shallot
  • 0.5 oz. Green Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1 oz. Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.5 oz. Carrot, Finely Chopped    
  • 1 tbsp. Butter  
  • 1 tbsp. Minced Ginger        
  • 1 tbsp. Finely Chopped Cilantro 
  • 1 tbsp. Finely Chopped Celery             
  • 1 tbsp. Water
  • For simmering
  • 0.5 cup Water
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
1
In a mixing bowl, add warm water and yeast, and mix until the yeast dissolved completely.
Step 2
Step 2
2
In the same bowl, add all-purpose flour, and mix to form a dought. Knead by hand until the dough is smooth.
Step 3
Step 3
3
Wrap the bowl in plastic wrapper and rest for 90 minutes.
Step 4
Step 4
4
In another mixing bowl, combine the ground beef and the rest of the filling ingredients, and mix well.  Set aside.
Step 5
Step 5
5
Dust the working surface with flour, and knead the dough into a long rope about 1.5-inch diameter. Cut the rope into 1.5-inch pieces.
Step 6
Step 6
6
Using a wooden roller, roll each piece into a thin circle wrapper.
Step 7
Step 7
7
Put a wrapper in the left hand, place filling in the center of the wrapper, fix the starting point with the right hand thumb and begin to fold the edge counterclockwise, and move the thumb slowly in the process., Repeat this step to seal the bun completely.
Step 8
Step 8
8
Place the buns with the sealed side down in a flat bottom cooking pan, leave a small gap between them, sear both sides until golden brown first, about 3-4 minutes on each side.
Step 9
Step 9
9
In the same pan, add ½ cup cold water. (The water level should reach about half way of the buns.)
Step 10
Step 10
10
Cover with a lid, cook over medium heat until the water almost evaporated. Uncover the lid, and sear both sides to golden and crispy, about 2 minutes.
Step 11
Step 11
11
Enjoy!
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