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Ga Lei Bow (Curry Beef Buns)

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  • 3/4 lb Ground beef;lean
  • 1 c Bamboo shoots;dice coarsely
  • 2 Green onion stalks
  • 1 tb Curry powder; -=OR=- 2 tb -Curry powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Oyster sauce
  • 2 tb Catsup
  • 1 tb Oil


TO MAKE FILLING -- Brown ground beef in 1 Tbsp. oil with bamboo shoots until done. Add all seasonings, then green onions. Mix well and chill completely before wrapping. WRAPPING: Follow direction for steamed barbecued pork buns. BAKING: Preheat oven at 350 degrees. Brush buns with a mixture of beaten egg white, 1 tsp. water and 1/4 tsp. sugar. Bake 20-25 minutes or until buns are golden brown. Remove from oven. Brush top with butter. DO AHEAD NOTES: Bake ahead and freeze. To reheat, thaw out at room temperature. Wrap in foil and place in warm oven for 1 hour, or slightly higher temperature for a shorter time. COMMENTS: This and other buns are great for picnic or lunch baskets. It turns brown bagging into a gourmet's delight. Source: "Dim Sum" by Rhoda Fong Yee. Formatted for MM by Karen Adler FNGP13B.