Bao Buns

Savor the delightful flavors of these bao buns made with a fusion of delicious ingredients. Soft lotus buns surround your choice of traditional or plant-based sous vide protein covered in our tangy Asian-style BBQ sauce. Add a refreshing note of acidity and coolness with a combination of zesty minute pickles and crunchy cucumbers. Topping off these delectable buns are candied peanuts or cashews, offering a delightful crunch and sweetness. For those who enjoy a bit of spice, a sprinkle of optional cinnamon or chili powder can be added. Garnished with chopped scallions and microgreens, these bao buns deliver a delectable blend of flavors and textures.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 4-6



Minute Pickles

  • Cucumbers
  • Mae Ploy Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Rice vinegar

Candied Nuts

  • 2 cups of toasted peanuts or cashews
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Cinnamon or chili powder to taste (optional)

Bao Buns

  • Lotus Bun
  • Asian BBQ Sauce
  • Your choice of Cuisine Solutions protein
  • Chopped scallions
  • Microgreens

Sous Vide Proteins


Minute Pickles

  • 1. Mix equal parts chili sauce and rice vinegar
  • 2. Fully submerge cucumbers and let marinate for 30 minutes

Candied Nuts

  • 1. Mix nuts with sugar and water
  • 2. Heat until crystalized, stirring continuously
  • 3. Sprinkle with salt/optional seasoning and let cool

Bao Buns

  • 1. Steam Lotus Buns
  • 2. Heat BBQ Sauce
  • 3. Sear your protein of choice before coating in sauce and roasting in oven or cooking in turbochef
  • 4. Assemble Bao bun and top with pickles, candied nuts, scallions, and microgreens


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