Steamed Pork Buns and Sweet Adzuki Bean Paste Buns in a Bread Machine

Steamed Pork Buns and Sweet Adzuki Bean Paste Buns in a Bread Machine

You can let your bread machine make the dough! It's easy, yet fluffy and soft.

Ingredients: 10 to 12 buns (if you want to make all the buns with one type of filling, double the amounts for the filling of your choice)

★Bread (strong) flour
150 g
★Cake flour
150 g
★Dry yeast
5 g
★Baking powder (aluminum-free)
8 g
25 g
1/3 teaspoon
★Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
★Lukewarm water
170 ml
★Skim milk powder
15 g
Ground pork
100 g
Cooked bamboo shoots
15-20 g
Shiitake mushroom
1/2 small (1/4 medium)
1 tablespoon
Sesame oil
1 1/2 teaspoon
Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon
a small amount
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Sweet adzuki bean paste (store-bought)
1 can


1. Put the ★ ingredients in the bread machine, and start with the "dough" setting. Meanwhile, prepare the fillings.
2. Pork Bun Filling: Finely chop the onion, bamboo shoots, shiitake, add all other pork bun ingredients and mix well!
3. When the dough is done, divide into 10 to 12 portions.
4. Roll into balls, and place them on parchment paper that was cut into smaller pieces.
5. Roll the dough out, and wrap the filling.
6. This is my way of shaping the buns...
7. It turned out like this.
8. Wrap the sweet adzuki bean paste in the same way. I used store-bought sweet adzuki bean paste.
9. You should be able to make 5-6 buns with 1 can of sweet adzuki bean paste.
10. Place the anman on the parchment paper seam side down.
11. Let it proof for 20-30 minutes in the oven with the proofing setting.
12. Steam in a steamer for 15-20 minutes, and they are done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I try to make everything homemade since my daughter has allergies. My family loves pork buns, so I wanted to get the recipe just right.