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Asian Chicken Steam Buns over Vegetables

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  3 reviews
  • 30 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Imagine hot kung pao chicken oozing out of a steamed bun. Refrigerated biscuits jump-start this easy meal.

Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Jen Beckman
Falls Church, Virginia

Ingredients

3
teaspoons chili oil
1/3
cup sliced green onions (about 5)
1
tablespoons Simply Jif® Peanut Butter
3
tablespoons hoisin sauce
1
cup chopped cooked chicken breast
1
can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers Original refrigerated biscuits
3
boxes (7 oz each) Green Giant™ frozen antioxidant blend broccoli, carrots and sweet peppers

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the chili oil over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of the green onions; cook 1 minute. Stir in peanut butter, hoisin sauce and 1 tablespoon water; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly heated. Stir in chicken. Set aside.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each into 5-inch round. Place 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture in center of each round. Bring edges of biscuit together, pinching to seal and forming a 2 1/2-inch ball.
  • 3 In 12-inch deep skillet or 8-quart Dutch oven, heat 1/2 to 1 inch water (water should not touch bottom of biscuits). Spray stainless steel steamer basket with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray; place in skillet. Arrange filled biscuits seam side down, at least 1 inch apart in steamer basket. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer doughy.
  • 4 Meanwhile, microwave all 3 pouches of frozen vegetables on High 3 to 4 minutes or until thawed.
  • 5 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons chili oil over medium-high heat. Add vegetables and 2 tablespoons of the green onions; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly or until thoroughly heated.
  • 6 To serve, spoon vegetables on serving platter; top with buns. Sprinkle with remaining green onions.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the chili oil over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of the green onions; cook 1 minute. Stir in peanut butter, hoisin sauce and 1 tablespoon water; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, or until thoroughly heated. Stir in chicken. Set aside.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each into 5-inch round. Place 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture in center of each round. Bring edges of biscuit together, pinching to seal and forming a 2 1/2-inch ball.
  • 3 In 12-inch deep skillet or 8-quart Dutch oven, heat 1/2 to 1 inch water (water should not touch bottom of biscuits). Spray stainless steel steamer basket with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray; place in skillet. Arrange filled biscuits seam side down, at least 1 inch apart in steamer basket. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer doughy.
  • 4 Meanwhile, microwave all 3 pouches of frozen vegetables on High 3 to 4 minutes or until thawed.
  • 5 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons chili oil over medium-high heat. Add vegetables and 2 tablespoons of the green onions; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly or until thoroughly heated.
  • 6 To serve, spoon vegetables on serving platter; top with buns. Sprinkle with remaining green onions.

Expert Tips

Steamers vary in size. Steam biscuits in batches if using a small steamer.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
2g
2%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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