Gua Bao with Glazed Pork Belly

Gua Bao is melt in the mouth sticky and sweet glazed pork belly stuffed in soft, marshmallow-like steamed bun along with spicy carrot slaw and crunchy peanuts.

Author: Gastro Senses
Serves: 12 Gua Bao


Pork Belly

2 lb Pork Belly
6 garlic cloves, chopped
4 scallions, halved
1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
2 tbsp rice wine
¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup brown sugar
1 tbsp oyster sauce
¼ cup sliced ginger
1 tbsp frying oil

Spicy Carrot Slaw

3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced using mandoline
1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
3-4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp white vinegar (9%)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp cayenne
1 tsp ground coriander
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tsp toasted sesame seeds


12 Bao Buns (can be found in freezer section of good Asian store)
Sriracha sauce
Hoisin sauce
½ cup crushed roasted peanuts
fresh coriander, chopped
chili pepper, sliced




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