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Recipe Name: Dow Sah Bow/ Cha Siu Bow Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Chinese Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Breads Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

1 Cake of fresh compressed
1 3/4 Cup(s) Of warm water
3/4 Cup(s) Of sugar
1 Teaspoon(s) Baking Powder
6 1/2 Cup(s) Unsifted all purpose flour
First you need to make the dough. This dough is good for steamed
orbaked 'bows' (buns). It will yield 2 dozen buns:For the dough, you
need:Dissolve 1/2 yeast cake with sugar in warm water. Immediately add
bakingpowder and then the flour. The dough will be firm and fairly dry.
Kneadon board for 20 minutes until dough is elastic and smooth. Place
in amixing bowl, cover with a damp cloth and leave in a dry warm
draft-freeplace until dough doubles in bulk. (about 2 1/2 - 3 hours).
Punch downthe dough and knead 5 minutes more and it's ready to be
stuffed.If you want Cha Siu Bow, you'll need:4 cups of finely diced
barbecued pork 1/2 cup dehydrated onion flakesFor the sauce (in Cha Siu
Bow) use: 2 tsp Hoisin Sauce 2 tsp Sherry 4tsp Oyster Sauce 2 tsp
Ketchup 1 tsp Sugar 1 1/2 tb Cornstarch 1 1/2 cupChicken StockSoak the
onion flakes in a cup with enough water to cover flakes. Mixsauce
ingredients in a small sauce pan. Cook over medium high heat untilsauce
thickens. Stir in diced pork and onion flakes. Chill for 3 - 4hours.If
you want Dow Sah Bows, use a can of sweet red bean paste.Divide the
filling (pork mixture or sweet bean paste) into 24 portions.Divide
dough into 24 balls. Slightly flatten each ball then roll outinto 4
inch discs, leaving the center twice as thick as the side. Place1
portion of the filling in the centre. Gather up the sides around
thefilling, twist dough to seal. Place on a 2 inch square piece of
waxpaper, twist side down. Allow buns to rise in draft-free place
foranother hour.You can cook them by steaming them 15 minutes. This
will give you awhite bun.You can also bake these. Preheat oven to 350.
Brush with a mixture of 1beaten egg white, 1 tsp and 1/4 tsp sugar.
Bake 20 - 25 minutes untilgolden brown. Brush with melted butter. From
"Dim Sum" by Rhoda Yee.From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 595
Calories From Fat: 12
Total Fat: 1.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 87.1mg
Potassium: 162.2mg
Carbohydrates: 129.2g
Fiber: 4.1g
Sugar: 25.3g
Protein: 14.7g

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