Steamed Buns with Chicken and Black Mushrooms


Preparation info
  • Makes 20 buns, each about 2½ inches in diameter, enough to serve


    as a hearty meal with soup .
    • Difficulty


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By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

The filling for these unusual buns is at once sweet and savory, a combination of plump cubes of marinated chicken and bits of dusky Chinese black mushrooms, bound in a light sauce. It is delicious on its own as a hot stir-fry and very special as a filling for buns.

  • For best flavor, the chicken should be left to marinate a full 24 hours before cooking to absorb the marinade entirely. If black mushrooms are unavailable, you may chop fresh white mushrooms or chant