Karaage chicken bao buns

Two filled bao buns inside bamboo steam basket with the lid next to it.
Soft, fluffy bao buns filled with cool cucumber and tasty karaage chicken, all topped with lovely Japanese mayo. They're incredibly easy to make and are sure to be a hit with everyone!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Asian fusion
Servings 4 people



  • Cook karaage chicken in the oven per packet instructions.
  • Slice the cucumber in long ribbons using a vegetable peeler.
  • When the chicken is nearly ready, steam bao buns following the packet instructions. Alternatively, cook in the microwave.
  • Assembly: Open a bao bun. Fill with cucumber ribbons, then chicken karaage.
  • Squirt with mayonnaise. Garnish with sesame seeds, chilli and coriander. Serve straight away!
Keyword dairy free, kid friendly
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