Traditional Chinese Scallion Pancakes

This is a traditional Chinese scallion pancake. Usually eaten as a appetizer. It’s easy to make!



Step: 1

Combine warm water, sugar, and yeast in a bowl. Add 1 cup flour; stir dough with a spatula.

Step: 2

Mix the remaining 1 cup flour, hot water, 2 tablespoons oil, and salt together in a separate bowl until dough-like in texture. Add the dough from step 1; knead together into a round ball, dusting with flour as needed. Place dough ball on a lightly floured work surface; cover with a warm, damp towel for 30 to 40 minutes.

Step: 3

Pinch dough ball into 2 pieces. Roll each out and sprinkle half the scallions on top. Roll up each piece into a tube; pinch each in half. Roll and flatten into large pancakes, dusting with flour, if needed.

Step: 4

Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook pancakes until browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side.


Per Serving: 222 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 36g; fat 6.2g; sodium 392.8mg.

The quality of the flour can make a real difference to your bread. Different makers do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard dough flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as clear bread.

To made this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be make in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it night before , then finish it off the next day.

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