Bao English MuffinsBao English Muffins
Bao English Muffins
Bao English Muffins
Try some bao buns without the bao bun. This simple and delectable recipe will have the whole family coming back for more. And more. And more.
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Recipe - Bay Shore King Kullen
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Bao English Muffins
Prep Time10 Minutes
Servings12
Cook Time120 Minutes
Ingredients
2 lb pork shoulder
2 Tbsp cooking oil
5 Tbsp brown sugar
3 Tbsp sesame seed oil
1/2 c soy sauce
1/3 c hoisin sauce, plus more to top Bao Buns
4 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp grated ginger
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
1 Tbsp Chinese 5 spice powder
1 c cola
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
6 Thomas' Original English Muffins
2 Tbsp butter, melted
1 cucumber, ribboned
1/2 c shredded carrots
sesame seeds
cilantro sprigs
Directions
    1. Salt & pepper all sides of pork shoulder pieces.
    2. In a pressure cooker, add cooking oil and brown shoulder on sauté mode for 6 minutes per side.
    3. Mix brown sugar, sesame seed oil, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, Chinese 5 spice powder, and cola, then pour over pork. Pressure cook on high for 90 minutes and allow for natural pressure release.
    4. In a bowl, shred pork with a fork, adding in ½ cup remaining liquid.
    5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    6. Split English Muffins (with hands or a fork), and lay onto a baking sheet.  Cook for 5-7 minutes, until golden brown.
    7. Top with shredded pork, hoisin sauce, ribboned cucumber, shredded carrots, sesame seeds, and cilantro sprigs.

 

 

10 minutes
Prep Time
120 minutes
Cook Time
12
Servings

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Makes 12 servings
2 lb pork shoulder
Smithfield Original Pork Tenderloin
Smithfield Original Pork Tenderloin, 1 Pound
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2 Tbsp cooking oil
Food Club Vegetable Oil
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5 Tbsp brown sugar
Domino Sugar, Light Brown
Domino Sugar, Light Brown, 16 Ounce
$2.19$0.14/oz
3 Tbsp sesame seed oil
Sun Luck Sesame Oil, Pure
Sun Luck Sesame Oil, Pure, 5 Fluid ounce
$5.69$1.14/fl oz
1/2 c soy sauce
Kikkoman Soy Sauce, All-Purpose
Kikkoman Soy Sauce, All-Purpose, 10 Fluid ounce
$3.79$0.38/fl oz
1/3 c hoisin sauce, plus more to top Bao Buns
Sun Luck Hoisin Sauce
Sun Luck Hoisin Sauce, 8 Ounce
$4.69$0.59/oz
4 cloves garlic
 Garlic Bulbs, 0.13 Pound
Garlic Bulbs, 0.13 Pound, 0.13 Pound
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1 Tbsp grated ginger
 Fresh Ginger Root
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$4.99 avg/ea$4.99/lb
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
Marukan Vinegar, Rice, Genuine Brewed
Marukan Vinegar, Rice, Genuine Brewed, 12 Ounce
$4.99$0.42/oz
1 Tbsp Chinese 5 spice powder
Full Circle Market Spice Blend, Chinese 5-Spice
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$3.99$2.66/oz
1 c cola
Coca-Cola Cola, Original Taste
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$2.00 was $3.19$0.03/fl oz
1 tsp salt
Morton Kosher Salt, Coarse
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$2.49$0.16/oz
1 tsp pepper
Food Club Black Pepper Grinder
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$5.29 was $5.49$1.08/oz
6 Thomas' Original English Muffins
Thomas' English Muffins, Original
Thomas' English Muffins, Original, 6 Each
$2.99 was $5.29$0.50 each
2 Tbsp butter, melted
Food Club Butter, Sweet Cream, Unsalted
Food Club Butter, Sweet Cream, Unsalted, 4 Each
$5.49$1.37 each
1 cucumber, ribboned
 Cucumber
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$0.89
1/2 c shredded carrots
Bolthouse Farms Cooking Carrots, French-Cut, Premium
Bolthouse Farms Cooking Carrots, French-Cut, Premium, 10 Ounce
$2.50$0.25/oz
sesame seeds
McCormick Sesame Seed
McCormick Sesame Seed, 1 Ounce
$3.99$3.99/oz
cilantro sprigs
 Cilantro Bunched
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$1.69

Directions

    1. Salt & pepper all sides of pork shoulder pieces.
    2. In a pressure cooker, add cooking oil and brown shoulder on sauté mode for 6 minutes per side.
    3. Mix brown sugar, sesame seed oil, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, Chinese 5 spice powder, and cola, then pour over pork. Pressure cook on high for 90 minutes and allow for natural pressure release.
    4. In a bowl, shred pork with a fork, adding in ½ cup remaining liquid.
    5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    6. Split English Muffins (with hands or a fork), and lay onto a baking sheet.  Cook for 5-7 minutes, until golden brown.
    7. Top with shredded pork, hoisin sauce, ribboned cucumber, shredded carrots, sesame seeds, and cilantro sprigs.