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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Chicken Nestled Paus-鸡窝包

You will feel funny when looking at this pau.If you feel want to eat pau and 'lo mai kai' but it will too full.This is what you want.It is a pau with glutinous rice filling.

 Recipe source : Y3K cookbook-PAUS by Coco Kong

Ingredients for skin

( A )-Mix together
1tbsp instant yeast
130ml water
( B )
250g pau flour
20g wheat starch flour
50g icing sugar
1tsp white vinegar
20g shortening

Ingredients for filling

( C )-Marinated for 1 hour
1 pcs of whole chicken leg-cut into pieces
1tbsp oyster sauce
1tsp dark soy sauce
1tsp sesame oil
1tsp say sauce
1tsp sugar
1tsp chinese cooking wine

( D )
1 medium onion-diced
5-6 dried mushrooms-soaked and diced
2-3 buttom mushrooms-sliced
( E )
1tbsp dried shrimps-soaked and diced
( F )-Mix together
300g glutinous rice-soaked for 4 hours,drained,steam over high heat for 20 min.
1tsp dark soya sauce
1/2tsp mushroom seasoning
60ml water
some salt,sugar and pepper for taste

( G )
3-4 salted egg yolks-halved ( if you want to use whole egg yolk,steam the yolk until cooked )
100-150g charsiew

( H )
8pcs small size mushrooms-soaked

For thickening-mix together
1 1/2 tbsp cornflour,65ml water

  1. For filling:Heat wok with some oil,saute ing ( D ),add in ing ( C ) and some water.Stir-fry untill the chicken is cooked then thick it with cornflour mixture.Dish up and let it cool.Divide into 8 part.
  2. Heat wok with some oil,saute ing ( E ),add in ing ( F ),fry well.Dish up and let it cool.Divide into 8 parts.(I didn't soak and steam the glutinous rice cos i using my pressure cooker to cook the glutinous rice.I saute ing ( E ) then add in raw glutinous rice mix with the seasoning and put in water cover the rice and press high pressure for 3 min.After 3 min let it sit inside the cooker for another 3 min.)
  3. For skin:Combine ing ( B )in a big mixing bowl then add in ing ( A ),mix well.Knead the dough for 2 min till becomes shiny and soft.Cover the dough with cloth and proof for 30 min.Divide into 60g each part.You can get 8 parts.
  4. To shape:Knead no.(3) into long and slender shrip,coil into a circular ring around exterior bowl loosely.Repeat process.Cover and proof for 30 min.
  5. Bring water to boil,place into wok a steaming rack.Lay a piece of cloth on top.Arrange no.(4) on it.Steam over high heat for 5 min.
  6. Remove the pau from the bowls,lay it upward onto foil cups.Place in 1 piece ing ( H ),( G ) and filling no.(1) then cover it with no.(2).Repeat process.
  7. Bring the water to boil,place into wok a steaming rack.Lay a piece of cloth on top.Arrange no.(6) on it.Stream over high heat for 10min or until cooked.



  1. Hi Hody,
    Ooo....this looks special and I believe I would love to have this for breakfast or for tea break. Looks like hard work to complete whole process. But I salute you for making this and I am sure it taste real delicious. See when I am rajin enough to make this one day, ok?

  2. Hody, this is such a cool idea! Pau and loh mai kai makan satu kali one shot. Very good lah :)

  3. oh, it's quite famous in sri petaling here.. but very filling wan lo..

  4. Hello Hody, nice steamed pau fit for a dim sum outlet. Thanks for the idea.