Pork chop bun

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Pork chop bun
Type Sandwich
Place of origin China
Region or state Macau
Main ingredients Piggy bun, pork chop
Cookbook: Pork chop bun  Media: Pork chop bun
Pork chop bun

A pork chop bun is one of the most popular[1] and famous snacks in Macau, and has been described as a Macanese specialty.[2] The bun (piggy bun) is extremely crisp outside and very soft inside.[3] A fried pork chop is filled into the bun[3] horizontally. Macau pork chop buns are made to order. It has been described as "the Macanese version of a hamburger."[4]

The ingredients of a pork chop bun are only a piece of pork chop and a bun without additional ingredients like lettuce or cucumber.

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  1. ^ Ibp, I. (2013). Macao Country Study Guide Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments:. World Business Information Catalog. International Business Publications USA. p. 50. ISBN 978-1-4387-7489-3. 
  2. ^ Tate, N.; Tate, M.K. (2011). Feeding the Dragon: A Culinary Travelogue Through China with Recipes. Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC. p. 144. ISBN 978-1-4494-0848-0. 
  3. ^ a b Kraig, B.; Sen, C.T. (2013). Street Food Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. ABC-CLIO. p. 162. ISBN 978-1-59884-955-4. 
  4. ^ Travel, T. Macau Travel Guide - Tiki Travel. FB Editions. p. 31. ISBN 979-10-213-0654-7.