Chicken Stuffed Buns

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Ingredients

For the dough: 

  • 2 cups white flour
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp butter, cubed or grated
  • ¾ cup milk

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For the filling:

    • 300g or 1 medium chicken breast, shredded or grounded
    • 1 small onion
    • ½ cup chopped parsley or cilantro
    • salt and pepper, to taste

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For topping:

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • Sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp of unsalted butter, melted

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 355F.
  • To make the dough, combine 2 cups of flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl.  Add in 3 Tbsp of cubed or grated butter, and mix it in with your fingers until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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  • Pour ¾ cup of milk in the center and mix until the mixture forms into a dough.  Place into a bowl, cover, and let the dough rest for half an hour.  The dough will become smooth and easy to work with.

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While the dough is resting, prepare the filling:
  • Pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil or butter in a frying pan and add ground chicken breast. Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat, then add one small finely chopped onion and cook for 2 more minutes.  Take off the heat and let cool off completely. Add chopped parsley or cilantro, season with salt and pepper and mix until the ingredients are well combined.

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  • Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces.  Form each piece into a ball.  Lightly flour the working surface and start forming your chicken buns. by rolling each ball into a 4 inch circle and placing one full Tablespoon of the filling in the middle of each circle, gather edges of circles over the filling, and pinch them together to seal.

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  • Place the buns on a greased baking tray, sealed side down.

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  • Brush each bun with lightly beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake at 355F for 30 minutes until the buns turn golden brown.
  • Brush lightly with melted butter as soon as you take them out of the oven.
  • Transfer onto a serving dish and enjoy!

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meat stuffed buns

Chicken Stuffed Buns

Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Russian
Servings 8
Calories 279 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the dough:

  • 2 cups white flour
  • 2 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp butter cubed or grated
  • ¾ cup milk

For the filling:

  • 300 g ground chicken
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ cup parsley or cilantro chopped
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil for frying

For topping:

  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 355F.
  • To make the dough, combine 2 cups of flour, salt, and baking powder in a large bowl. Add in 3 Tbsp of cubed or grated butter, and mix it in with your fingers until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
    meat stuffed buns
  • Pour ¾ cup of milk in the center and mix until the mixture forms into a dough. Place into a bowl, cover, and let the dough rest for half an hour. The dough will become smooth and easy to work with.
    meat stuffed buns

Prepare the filling:

  • Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil or butter in a frying pan and add ground chicken breast.
  • Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat, then add one small finely chopped onion and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Add chopped parsley or cilantro, season with salt and pepper and mix until the ingredients are well combined.
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  • Set aside while preparing the dough.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces. Form each piece into a ball.
  • Lightly flour the working surface and start forming your chicken buns by rolling each ball into a 4 inch circle and placing one full Tablespoon of the filling in the middle of each circle.
    meat stuffed buns
  • Gather edges of circles over the filling, and pinch them together to seal.
    meat stuffed buns
  • Place the buns on a greased baking tray, sealed side down.
    meat stuffed buns
  • Brush each bun with lightly beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Bake at 355F for 30 minutes until the buns turn golden brown.
  • Brush lightly with melted butter as soon as you take them out of the oven.
  • Transfer onto a serving dish and enjoy!
    Chicken Stuffed Buns

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Stuffed Buns
Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 228mg10%
Potassium 466mg13%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 560IU11%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword buns, butter, chicken, cilantro, dinner, dinner lunch, onion, parsley, Piroshki, russian food, sesame seeds
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