- 25 min
Make the rice
In a pot, bring the rice, water for rice, coconut milk and a pinch of salt to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduce the heat to low and cook for 12-14 min or until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
Meanwhile, prepare the ingredients
Peel and julienne the carrots and cucumber (thinly sliced). Cube mango. Slice shiitakes.
Cook the veggies
In a pan over medium high heat, fry the shiitakes about 2 minutes in oil. Add the sauce mix (maple syrup, soy sauce, rice vinegar)*, sambal oelek and stir well. Reduce heat, add carrots and water and cook for another 2 minutes.
Mix the rice
Mix the mango cubes into the rice.
Steam the buns
In a steamer, boil a little bit of water and steam the bao buns for 5 minutes.
Garnish and serve
Stuff the bao buns with shiitake mixture and cucumbers. Garnish with coriander. Serve with coconut and mango rice.