Low-Calorie Pork Bao Buns

gluten-free

Prep information

Prep time
10 minutes
Cook time
5 minutes
Serves
1
Recipe by
Michael at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per bao (half lodough))

Calories
287 kcal
Fat
16g
Carbs
9g
Fibre
6g
Protein
20g
Sugar
5g

Simple, easy and VERY delicious, low-calorie Chinese-style food.

We all LOVE bao buns here at Lo-Dough, but if looking to cut calories, up your fibre or are avoiding carbs or gluten for any other reason, we’ve found that our bases are a brilliant replacement for the buns themselves. Simply cut your Lo-Dough base in half and add as many tasty fillings as you can fit in. Fold over and warm the whole thing through in a steamer. One base makes two perfectly portioned Lo-Dough baos. We’ve gone all out, but these are a great way to use up some leftover stir fry and roasted meats, etc. In this case, we've gone with a roasted pork and stir fried veg bao, with delicious fresh garnishes.

 

Ingredients

Serves 1
  • Half an Original Lo-Dough Base
  • 100g pork belly/shoulder cooked (we glazed ours with hoisin sauce and slowly roasted)
  • 50g mixed stir-fried vegetables
  • 20g of simple Asian-style slaw (raw crisp veg and sliced chilli lightly pickled in rice wine vinegar, a touch of sweetener and soy)

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

Original Lo-Dough Bases

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Method

  1. Add the cooked pork and stir-fry veg to the the Lo-dough.
  2. Fold over the lid and place in a steamer (as pictured). Cook for approx. 3-4 minutes over a medium heat.
  3. When the meat and veg are fully heated through, open the lid and add in the additional slaw and garnish. Serve.

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