Manapua Short Cut
This manapua short cut is a great appetizer to get the kids involved with. A quick and easy recipe to fulfill a craving and not leave home.
1 c. chicken broth
2 TB cornstarch
1 TB sugar
1 TB Aloha shoyu
1/2 tsp. salt
1 lb. char siu or lup cheong (Chinese) sausage, diced
3 stalks green onion, chopped
2 tubes (7.5 oz.) buttermilk biscuits
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine broth, cornstarch, sugar, soy sauce and salt; bring to a boil. Simmer 1 minute, until thickened. Remove from heat, add char siu and onions. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in the middle of each biscuit and pinch to close. Place seam side down on baking sheet, bake for 12-15 minutes, until browned. Variation: Substitute char siu with lup cheong sausage, vienna sausage or spam. If using spam, omit salt.
Serve with your favorite mustard soy sauce mixture.