Bao buns

Bao buns are a popular Chinese dish that have been gaining popularity all over the world. These steamed buns are soft, fluffy, and have a slightly sweet taste. They are perfect for making sandwiches, as they can be filled with a variety of meats, vegetables, and sauces.

One of the best ways to enjoy bao buns is by making chicken bao buns. This recipe is simple and easy to follow, making it a great option for those who want to try making bao buns at home.

To make chicken bao buns, you will need chicken fillets, sweet chili sauce, cucumber, radishes, scallions, cilantro, and of course, bao buns. The chicken fillets are seasoned with salt and pepper and cooked until they are tender and juicy. The sweet chili sauce adds a delicious kick of spice and sweetness to the dish, while the vegetables provide a refreshing crunch.

The bao buns themselves are made from a simple dough that is steamed until it is soft and fluffy. They can be found in most Asian grocery stores or supermarkets. Alternatively, you can make them from scratch if you have the time and patience.

To assemble the chicken bao buns, the cooked chicken is sliced and placed inside the bao buns, along with the sweet chili sauce and sliced vegetables. Finally, the buns are topped with scallions and cilantro to add an extra burst of flavor.

Overall, chicken bao buns are a delicious and satisfying meal that are perfect for any occasion. They are easy to make, and the flavors can be customized to your liking. So, next time you're in the mood for something different, why not try making these mouth-watering chicken bao buns?



Total time

30 min


  • For chicken sauce

  • For sweet chili sauce

  • Vegetables


    • 1
      Thinly slice the cucumber and radishes, chop the green onions and coriander
    • 2
      Mix the ingredients for the sweet chili sauce and refrigerate while you prepare the other ingredients
    • 3
      Mix all the ingredients for the chicken sauce
    • 4
      Season the chicken fillets with salt and pepper. In a pan, melt some butter and fry the chicken fillets until they are cooked through. Add the chicken sauce to the pan and cook for 2 more minutes. Optionally, sprinkle sesame seeds over the chicken.
    • 5
      Cook the Bao buns according to the instructions on the package
    • 6
      Assemble the buns by filling them with sweet chili sauce, sliced vegetables, chicken, and top with scallions and cilantro