Parchment paper?

Do you put the buns in the steamer with the parchment paper still under them?

Alice Barnard
Hua Juan (Steamed Scallion Buns)
Recipe question for: Hua Juan (Steamed Scallion Buns)


Joy H. April 15, 2019
lori April 15, 2019
Yes, buns in Chinese restaurants and frozen ones usually have a bit of paper under them to prevent them from sticking to the steamer. When you steam other Chinese goodies that don't have paper under them in a steamer (I like the stackable bamboo ones), you can put a leaf of lettuce (or a paper towel in a pinch) under them so they don't stick
HalfPint April 15, 2019
Yes, cut out small squares or the dough is going to stick to the steamer.
HalfPint April 17, 2019
Also, if you don't have parchment, wax paper will work too.
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