How To Make Your Own Japanese Meat Buns


You may know them better as nikuman, bao, or baozi. Asian cooking is becoming increasingly popular in the Western world, and it’s not hard to see why. 

What Is Nikuman?

Usually filled with pork, and then vegetables such as mushroom, cabbage, and scallions, it’s a very popular dish. It can of course have a filling of your choice, but more traditionally, it’s pork. 

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Popular Bao Bun Fillings

Traditionally, no. If you walk into a store or go somewhere that’s serving Japanese steamed buns, it likely won’t be gluten-free. This is because of the ingredients.

Is It Gluten-Free?

Ready-Made Bao Buns

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I hope this article has helped you become familiar with some gluten-free Japanese meat bun recipes. 

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