Fried Chicken Bao Buns

Laura Sharrad


  • 1 box frozen store bought bao buns
  • 4 chicken thigh fillets
  • For the batter:
  • Eggs
  • Flour
  • Panko breadcrumbs 
  • Hoi sin sauce
  • Siracha kewpie mayonnaise
  • 2 cucumbers, finely julienned
  • 2 carrots, finely julienned 
  • Store bought pickled cucumbers, sliced 
  • 1/2 bunch coriander


  1. Cut the thighs in half, and crumb.  You can either deep fry these or fry in the air fryer until super golden and crispy. 
  2. Steam the bao buns in a steam basked over a double boiler as per the packets instructions. 
  3. To fill, spoon a tsp of Hoi sin sauce and mayonnaise onto the bun, add the carrot, cucumber and herbs and top with fried chicken.
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