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Chinese Steamed Pork Buns

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2 Tbls.(s) hoi sin sauce1 1/2 Tbls.(s) oyster sauce1 1/2 Tbls.(s) soy sauce1/2 tsp.(s) sesame oil8 ounce(s) barbecued pork4 green onions2 Tbls.(s) vegetable oil2 tsp.(s) grated pared fresh ginger1 clove garlic, crushed1 1/4 C.(s) water1 Tbls.(s) cornstarch3 C.(s) all-purpose flour1 Tbls.(s) baking powder1/2 tsp.(s) salt1/4 C.(s) vegetable shortening or lard1 tsp.(s) white vinegarwater2 whole pork tenderloins about 12 ounces1/4 C.(s) soy sauce2 Tbls.(s) dry red wine1 Tbls.(s) brown sugar1 Tbls.(s) honey2 tsp.(s) red food coloring if desired1/2 tsp.(s) ground cinnamon1 clove garlic, crushed1 green onion


Combine hoi sin sauce, oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil. Chop pork and onions finely. Heat vegetable oil in wok or fry pan over high heat. Stir-fry ginger and garlic in the oil 1 minute. Stir in hoi sin mixture. Cook and stir two minutes. Combine 1/2 C. of the water and the cornstarch. Blend into hoi sin mixture. Cook and stir until liquid boils. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 2 minutes. Stir in pork and onions. Remove from heat. Cool completely. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut or rub in shortening until mixture resembles bread crumbs. Combine remaining 3/4 C. of the water and the vinegar. Mix water-vinegar into flour until dough sticks together. Shape dough into ball. Knead on lightly floured surface 6 or 8 times. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand 20 minutes. Uncover and knead 4 or 5 more times. Divide dough into 12 equal portions. Shape each portions into a smooth ball. Roll each ball of dough on lightly floured surface into a circle 5 to 6 inches in diameter. Brush around edges lightly with water. Spoon a heaping Tbls. of pork mixture onto center of each circle. Carefully pinch edges together to seal dough around filling. Bring the two ends of dough over the seam and pinch together. Cut waxed paper into twelve 5-inch squares. Brush one side of paper lightly with oil. Place a bun, seam side down, on each square. Place buns with paper in single layer on steamer rack over boiling dozen barbecued pork: Remove and discard fat from meat. Combine soy sauce, wine, sugar, honey, food coloring, cinnamon, garlic and onion in large bowl. Add pork, turning tenderloins to coat completely. Cover and let stand at room temperature 1 hour or refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally. Drain pork, reserve marinade. Place pork on wire rack over baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until done, about 45 minutes. Turn and baste frequently during baking. Remove pork from oven. Cool. Cut into diagonal slices.