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Braised Duck Siopao (Bao)

I joined #homecookbattle and #duck happens to be the theme ingredient this month. I'm for many challenges and this is THE most challenging because ducks creep me out (crying emoji). Siopao is a steamed bun stuffed with something savory or sweet. In this case it's stuffed with braised duck. It turned out better than I thought and it reminded me of the Filipino pork asado siopao. Pineapple Braised Duck Siopao (Bao) Filling: 1 young duck large pieces or duck breast is better about 1 teaspoon of olive oil for frying 1 medium sized onions chopped up in the food processor 2 tablespoons garlic 540 mL can of crushed pineapples 1/4 cup (or more) of oyster sauce 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce 1/4 cup or more dark soy sauce 1 cinnamon stick 2 tablespoons sugar salt and pepper to taste Dough: 300 g all purpose flour 60 g cornstarch 2 1/2 teaspoon instant yeast 75 g sugar 1 tablespoon cooking oil 150 mL water NOTE 1: If you buy a whole duck only cook the breast, duc