Pork chop bun

A pork chop bun is one of the most popular and famous snacks in Macau, and has been described as a Macau specialty. [1] Pork chop bun is derived from a Portuguese pork sandwich named Bifana.

Pork chop bun
Place of originMacau
Main ingredientsPiggy bun, pork chop
Pork chop bun

The bun (piggy bun) is extremely crisp outside and very soft inside.[2] A fried pork chop is filled into the bun[2] horizontally. It has been described as "the Macanese version of a hamburger."[3]

The ingredients of a pork chop bun are only a piece of bone-in pork chop and a lightly toasted and buttered bun.

See also


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Travel, T. Macau Travel Guide - Tiki Travel. FB Editions. p. 31. ISBN 979-10-213-0654-7.

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