Recipe: Yummy Chinese scallion pancake

Chinese scallion pancake. Chinese Scallions pancake also known as green onion pancake or Congyoubing is one of the famous and traditional Chinese street foods and ideal Chinese breakfast. Chinese scallion pancakes are always such a hit at dim sum. You've likely seen them as an appetizer or side dish to go with all those stir-fry dishes that you love.

Chinese scallion pancake So easy to make but very delicious. We usually eat this with plain porridge. It is a cheap Chinese food but so. You can have Chinese scallion pancake using 8 ingredients and 17 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Chinese scallion pancake

  1. You need of all purpose flour.
  2. It's of Sugar 1 tbn.
  3. You need of green onion/spring onion bunches chopped finely.
  4. Prepare of salt to taste or 3/4 tsp.
  5. Prepare of hot water.
  6. It's of cold water.
  7. Prepare of tbn oil for dough, 1 ts for rolling,1 Tb for cooking.
  8. You need of additional flour for dusting.

My favourite Chinese restaurant treat, made at home! Cong you bing (cōngyóubǐng) (simplified Chinese: 葱油饼; traditional Chinese: 蔥油餅; pinyin: cōngyóubǐng; lit. 'scallion oil pancake'; Mandarin pronunciation [tsʰʊ́ŋjǒupìŋ]. I ve never had a Chinese Scallion Pancake so I have no basis to compare these too but I ve always wanted to try one and these were good! Followed recipe exactly they were fun to make with my kiddo.

Chinese scallion pancake step by step

  1. Place all the dry ingredients, besides green onions in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add hot water and oil first and mix roughly for a minute.
  3. Then pour in the cold water and knead into soft pliable dough.
  4. Rest the dough covered aside for 20 minutes.
  5. Use this time to clean and finely chop the green onions.
  6. After resting period place the dough on the working surface or rolling board.
  7. Dust some flour and reknead the dough to make it slightly firm.
  8. Make batches of handful of dough ready to be rolled flat.
  9. Without adding much flour for dusting roll out a handful into square/round shape as desired.
  10. Next brush 1 ts oil on the surface and add a generous amount of green onions.
  11. Gently Start rolling into cylindrical log.
  12. Now fold/roll into a circle and rest aside while you create the rest of the rolls with the remaining dough in similar fashion.
  13. Flatten the roles sough using your hand slightly and roll into a disc again using some flour dusting if needed.
  14. Heat oil in a non stick pan and spread it evenly and place the flat bread on it.
  15. Cook on both sides on medium-Low heat till done and take off heat.
  16. Serve hot with soy sauce or any spicy sauce of your choice.
  17. Tip: You may choose to serve after cutting in pizza like cones with at sauce.

For years, I've attempted to make Chinese scallion pancakes at home, and they've always turned out decent but never exactly like the cong you bing (葱油饼) I've had in China and in Taiwan. This easy Chinese scallion pancake recipe is authentic and fail-proof! How To Assemble Chinese Scallion Pancakes. Scallion pancakes are not like the sweet pancakes you eat for breakfast. Rather, they are a savory appetizer and they are made from a dough, not a batter.


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