Few things can compare to melt-in-your-mouth braised pork belly glazed in a sweet and spicy chili sauce with pickled greens in a soft steamed bun.
By Ai Ping
Gua Bao (in Taiwan) or Kong Bak Bao (in Malaysia) is melt in the mouth savory braised pork belly stuffed in soft, fluffy mantou along with sweet and spicy chili sauce and crunchy sour pickled mustard greens.
If you love this, you’re also going to love this Steamed BBQ Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao). Freshly steamed spongy and slightly chewy bun with a warm, juicy, flavorful bbq pork filling inside. Super simple to make at home.
Click here for the recipe for homemade steamed buns. If you are not up for making your own buns, you can find frozen dough at most Asian food stores, however they will not be as soft and delicious.Print
Ai Ping is from Malaysia but also calls Taiwan and the U.S. her home. Though armed with an IT and business background, she still prefers cooking, photography & blogging. Her website, Curious Nut says it all with its motto 'exploring life through the lens'. She loves to eat and cook, eat and play, eat and explore and share the love with everyone.