Cheung Fun Recipe (Steamed Rice Noodle Rolls)

Cheung Fun Recipe (Steamed Rice Noodle Rolls)

Delicate and delicate sheets of rice noodle loaded up with sweet and appetizing broiled pork, showered with preparing sauce and finished off with cleaved scallions–cheung fun is one of my go to diminish entirety dishes.

cheung fun with scorch siu

This daintily steamed rice paper that is frequently overflowing with different fillings and moved by and large tastes the best when it’s recently out of the liner. With this formula, you can make it new at home whenever!

Where can you buy cheung fun?

Cheung fun (Cantonese steamed rice noodles) is one of my preferred breakfast dishes. You may discover bunches of sub-forms on the off chance that you visit Guangdong region. With comparative strategies, individuals utilize diverse flour blend and water apportion to alter the thickness, transparence and flexibility of Cheung fun.

Cheung fun|China Sichuan Food

The most secretarial aspect of a mainstream Cheung fun eatery is the sauce. Albeit essentially soy sauce, sugar, water and shellfish sauce are utilized in the sauce, eateries typically add their favored fixings to make exceptional flavors. For instance, a portion of the nearby cafés utilize singed garlic and starch to make a garlicky thick sauce while others may offer a cleaner one.

It is truly not hard to make Cheung fun at home, but rather it is very difficult to accomplish similar thickness as offered in cafés as a result of the types of gear and aptitudes. Anyway hand crafted form yield incredible outcomes as well.

You can modify the filling likewise. For instance, you can utilize egg and green leaf to make a veggie lover variant or you can skip everything and make unadulterated steamed rice rolls.

Cheung fun, otherwise called cheung fan, is a customary Cantonese dish with Guangdong causes and means “steamed rice roll.” These rice noodles come in steaming plates straight off of faint aggregate trucks in cafés or road trucks everywhere on the world, commonly for breakfast. Utilizing rice noodle moves as a base is straightforward, yet in addition considers a wide range of varieties when we talk about fillings.

Regularly you can discover fillings of shrimp, broiled pork (burn siu), hamburger, vegetables, or even seared batter and finished off with sprinkles of various flavoring sauces. A few assortments are additionally founded on locale, for instance, in Malaysia they have a variation called chee cheong fun, which is presented with sweet shrimp glue, singed shallots, and sesame seeds.

Tools needed to make this

At the point when I previously figured out how to make cheung fun at home, I was somewhat stressed over not having the correct instruments to make slender and delicate rice paper. While my mother made a lot of bánh cuốn at home–entirely steamed to the correct thickness each time–she additionally had a cheddar fabric liner contraption that my father carefully assembled for her.

Since bánh cuốn is significantly more slender than cheung fun, I found that you can duplicate the rice noodle moves two different ways: purchasing a liner box or making an improvised liner box utilizing a rectangular plate, a huge pot or pot with a top, and a rack to raise the plate over the water. I went for the last since I had everything at home.

You need to ensure that the pan or pot is sufficiently huge so the plate fits completely inside and that its sides are large enough for the plate to sit on a rack above water. I would likewise suggest NOT utilizing a pot with sides that are too high since this could confine your hand developments for rolling the rice noodle paper while steaming–it additionally gets entirely hot in the liner so you need to move as fast as could reasonably be expected.

For this formula, I utilized a quarter sheet container, a 12 inch pan, a round wire rack from 99 Ranch, and a top for the dish. I additionally utilized a rush to consolidate all the fixings and a silicone spatula to help roll the steamed rice noodle.



Rice noodle batter

  • 72 g rice flour
  • 28 g potato starch
  • 16 g tapioca starch
  • 16 g glutinous rice flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 c water filter

Char siu filling

  • ½ lb char siu chopped into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ½ tbsp light soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/16 tsp five spice powder
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsp water

Seasoning sauce

  • ¼ tbsp dark soy sauce
  • ¼ tbsp light soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
  • ½ tbsp oyster sauce


  • vegetable oil
  • scallions chopped


Rice noodle blend

  1. In an enormous blending bowl, include 72 grams of rice flour, 16 grams of custard starch, 28 grams of potato starch, 16 grams of glutinous rice flour, and ½ teaspoon of salt. Mix all dry fixings together.
  2. Include the two cups of sifted water in the dry fixing bowl and whisk together. Rest the fluid for at any rate 20 minutes on the counter.

Burn siu filling

  1. Cleave your scorch siu into little pieces around three millimeters.
  2. In a pan, include one tablespoon shellfish sauce, ½ tablespoon light soy sauce, ½ tablespoon dull soy sauce, two teaspoons sugar, 1/16 teaspoon five flavor, one clove minced garlic, and one teaspoon sesame oil and blend completely. Cook this on medium-high warmth.
  3. Blend ½ teaspoon cornstarch and four tablespoons water in a different bowl and include into the pan. At the point when the blend arrives at a bubble, lower to medium warmth and keep on cooking for an additional two minutes or until the consistency is like molasses.
  4. Include half pound burn siu pieces to the dish and cook for an extra moment.
  5. Eliminate the burn siu filling from the warmth and permit it to lay on the counter.

Preparing sauce

  1. In a little pot, include ¼ tablespoon of dull soy sauce, ¼ tablespoon of light soy sauce, ¼ teaspoon of sesame oil, ½ teaspoon of sugar, one tablespoon of water, and ½ tablespoon of shellfish sauce. Warmth over medium-low warmth and mix until the sugar is disintegrated. Eliminate from warmth and spot into a holder to cool until gathering.


  1. Gather your liner, on the off chance that you bought a liner set-up adhere to the directions. In case you’re utilizing a plate and a pot adhere to the guidelines. Spot the wire rack on the pan and include enough water so it sits straightforwardly underneath the wire rack. Include the plate top (ensuring it fits inside), at that point include the cover top. Pre-heat this liner before steaming any fluids.
  2. At the point when your liner is overall quite hot, open the top. Brush on some vegetable oil on the plate.
  3. Utilize the speed to consolidate all the starches and flours that have settled to the lower part of the blending bowl before including the fluid onto the skillet. Scoop enough fluid so it covers the plate. On the off chance that need be, move around the plate so the fluid is equally spread out.
  4. Spread the plate with the top and steam for around two minutes. Following two minutes, verify whether the rice paper has sufficiently solidified so that there is less fluid moving around. Test this by moving the plate around. In the event that there is an excessive amount of fluid and it isn’t adhering to the plate, place the top back on and steam for an extra a couple of minutes. When it’s firm enough, sprinkle the burn siu filling uniformly over the rice noodle. Spread the liner again and steam for an extra five minutes.
  5. At the point when the rice noodle is done steaming, take a silicone spatula and cautiously lift one side of the rice paper (the short edge). Crease around one inch of rice noodle over itself and keep on moving until it arrives at the opposite end. Cautiously lift the rice noodle roll and spot in a serving dish.
  6. Let the steamed noodle move rest for around two minutes before expending, this takes into account the surface to firm. Sprinkle the flavoring sauce over the roll and include some hacked scallions on the off chance that you need. Serve and appreciate.

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