Hu Jiao Bing (Taiwanese Pepper Bun) 胡椒饼

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Hu Jiao Bing (Taiwanese Pepper Bun) 胡椒饼

Hújiāo bǐng or Pepper bun 胡椒餅 is a type of baked bun that originated in city of Fuzhou, the capital of China’s Fujian province. It is a street food that has become quite popular in Taiwan and can be found in night markets or mini food stalls throughout Taiwan. The common ingredients are flour, water, and a leavening agent for the outer dough shell, and a meat protein (usually pork or beef) marinated with sugar, soy sauce, white pepper, or black pepper, and scallion for the inside filling.
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Hu Jiao Bing (Taiwanese Pepper Bun) 胡椒饼

Recipe by choochoocachew


  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2-3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 TBsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 5 TBsp Lard
  • 3/4 Cup
  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 1 TBsp Sugar
  • 3 tsp Finely grounded Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Finely grounded White Pepper
  • 1 TBsp Sesame Oil
  • 4 TBsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 2 bunches of Spring Onion Chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the filling together, leaving out the chopped spring onion. Add the water to the filling mixture 1 TBsp at the time until absorbed.
  • Mix the filling until the meat becomes sticky. Keep the filling in the fridge until ready to make buns!

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