There aren’t many things more enjoyable than a well made steamed Bao bun. Of course, if you add Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage, then yes, you’ve just upped it’s enjoyability.
We sat down with chef John Alvarez from F&B Walkerville who uses the Thai sausage from Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage Co. to give this recipe an added kick.
Steamed Bao Bun
- 2 Bao Buns
- 1 Robbie’s Gourmet Sausage Co Thai sausage cooked, butterflied and cut in half
- Sambal aoili (see recipe below)
- Cucumber salad (see recipe below)
- Chopped peanuts
- Fresh cilantro
Steam the Bao Buns. Add a smear of sambal aoli to the bun. Add half of Robbie’s Thai sausage. Dress with cucumber salad, and top with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro.
- 1 cup mayo
- 1/4 cup Sambal oelek
- 2 PC Palm sugar
- 1 cup lime juice
- 4 tbsp fish sauce
Combine mayo and sambal. Add lime juice and fish sauce in a small sauce pan, bring to boil. Add palm sugar and stir until dissolved. Reduce by half and cool. Add to mayo.
- 1 seedless cucumber
- 1 carrot
- 1/4 sweet onion
- 1 cup rice wine vinegar
- 2 tsp white sugar
Thinly slice vegetables and put in a large bowl. Heat rice vinegar and sugar together until dissolved. Add to vegetables and mix. Let cool.