Kiwis are an underrated fruit which has loads of potential for brightening up dishes.

These kiwifruit and tofu steamed buns by Zespri™ are light and fragrant, with a hint of sweetness from the SunGold™ kiwi, making it the perfect side dish to serve alongside other Asian staple dishes.

Steamed Buns with Tofu and kiwi
(© Zespri™ SunGold™ Kiwifruit)
Steamed Buns with Tofu and kiwi
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Nutrition Facts
Kiwifruit and Tofu steamed buns
Amount Per Serving
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 190mg8%
Potassium 168mg5%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 196IU4%
Vitamin C 71mg86%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Kiwifruit and Tofu steamed buns

A fruity twist on an Asian classic.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 3
Calories: 138kcal
Author: Zespri™ Kiwifruit


  • Steamer
  • wok or pan
  • Frying pan


  • 2 Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit
  • rainbow carrots sliced
  • radish sliced
  • coriander
  • 6 pre-made buns for steaming
  • tofu either pre-sliced and marinated or smoked
  • siracha mayonnaise
  • 1 red chilli sliced
  • peanuts crushed


  • Slice the kiwis and vegetables and roughly tear the coriander.
  • Cut a circular piece of baking parchment big enough to fully line a steamer.
  • Over a pan of boiling water place the steamer with the buns inside and cover with the lid for roughly 8 minutes.
  • While the buns are steaming, fry the tofu in a little oil on a medium heat, turning every so often until crispy.
  • The buns should have risen and be light and fluffy looking. Remove them from the steamer.
  • Fill the buns with the sliced vegetables, the tofu and the kiwi. Drizzle in the sriracha mayonnaise and sprinkle with coriander, chilli and peanuts.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg

Recipe courtesy of Zespri™

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