A bun with a difference!
The natural Hoisin sauce of Golden Turtle for Chefs™ emphasises the savoury taste of pork belly with its aromas.

(10 servings)

  • 20 Gua Bao Steam Burger Bun
  • 1 kg pork belly
  • 300 g vegetable strips of your choice
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60352)
  • Hoisin Sauce Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60305) or Sriracha Mayo for garnish


  • 3 tbsp soy sauce Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60309)
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60304)
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin Sauce Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60305)
  • 3 cloves garlic Golden Turtle for Chefs™ (Art. 60613), roughly chopped

Glaze for the meat in the oven

  • 3 tbsp plum sauce
  • 3 tbsp water

Preparation method:

  • Cut the pork belly into 5 cm wide strips and place in a freezer bag.
  • Add all the ingredients for the marinade. Close the bag tightly and knead lightly. Marinate overnight in the fridge.
  • Preheat the oven to 160°C and place the pork belly on a baking tray with the rind on top.
  • Mix the plum sauce and water and brush the belly with it, place in the oven and brush again with the plum water every 5 minutes. The belly takes about 50 minutes to cook.
  • At the end, turn up the oven a bit to make the belly nice and crispy.
  • Put a steam basket on a pot of boiling water, put the frozen Gua Bao Buns in it.
    steam for approx. 12 min.
  • Cook the vegetable strips briefly in a wok, season to taste with salt, pepper and sesame oil.
  • Cut the cooked pork belly into slices, open the Gua Bao Buns, spread some Hoisin sauce, cover with pork belly, vegetable strips and salad.

Useful information:

Costs p. person: approx. € 4.22*

Energy p. person approx. 1280 kcal.****

Preparation time: marinade 12 h, cooking approx. 50 min, preparation 20 min

*Ingredient costs based on averaged distribution prices


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The Gua Bao Bun is wonderfully soft and can be combined with a wide variety of fillings. Here is the classic variant with crisp pork belly.