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Chinese Meat Pie|ChinaSichuanFood
Chinese Meat Pie
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Chinese beef meat pie
Course: staple
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: meat, Pan-Fried
Servings: 8 making around 8 small pies
Calories: 209 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 220 g minced beef
  • 1 leek scallion , finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. Chinese five spice powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • Pinch of fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp. water , one tablespoon each time
For the dough
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup hot water over 90℃
  • 80 ml room temperature water , plus 10ml more for adjusting
  • Vegetable oil for brushing
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Mix around 2 cups of all-purpose flour with pinch of salt in a large bowl. Swirl the hot water in firstly and then the cold water. Mix with chop stickers during the process until you get floccule texture. Wait for cool.
  2. Grasp all the floccules with hands and then roll into a smoothie dough. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl with minced beef, add water by three batches. After adding the water each time, stir the beef quickly in one direction until all the water is absorbed by the meat. Then mix with salt, soy sauce, sesame oil and herbs firstly and then followed by scallion and grated ginger. Set aside.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 small ones.Brush some oil on surface and roll each one into a round wrapper; place around 1 tablespoon of filling in the center of the wrapper. Press the filling a little bit and seal the wrapper completely.
  5. Press the sealed bun prepared in previous step; turn over. Brush some oil on both sides and saute with slow fire until golden-brown.
Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts is based on each single pie.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Meat Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 243mg11%
Potassium 115mg3%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.