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Chinese Pancakes

Chinese Pancakes created by BestTeenChef

Perfect for Peking duck.

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30mins
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directions

  • Mix together the flour, boiling water and 1 tsp of oil.
  • Knead to form a firm dough.
  • Divide the dough into 2 and roll each portion into a long sausage.
  • Cut each sausage into 6 pieces, and press each piece into a flat circle.
  • Brush six of the twelve pancakes with the rest of the oil and place the other six on top.
  • Using a rolling pin roll each pancake sandwich into a 6-inch circle on a floured surface.
  • Heat an ungreased pan over a high heat, reduce the heat and add a pancake.
  • When small brown spots appear on the underside turn the pancake and cook until it starts to puff up with air bubbles.
  • Peel apart the two layers, and repeat the procedure for the remaining pancakes.
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  1. jules
    The pancakes you get in restaurants seem to be much thinner and don't have any brown marks so I guess they are made by a machine, but these taste just as good with crispy duck. The only improvement to recipe I can think of is that I roll out the dough to about .5cm (about 1/4 inch) then use a medium sized cookie cutter. That way they are all the same size and roll out much more consistently.
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  2. Mom4Life
    I would add chopped chives or scallions and some salt as this is supposed to be a savory pancake. It is often eaten with an egg 'pancake' (egg mixed and cooked to be flat like a pancake) and/or thinly sliced ham. It can all be rolled together and sliced like a pinwheel.
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  3. PinkCherryBlossom
    I really liked these. I made made them exactly as the recipe said and although I was worried about them being slightly greasy they were fine. I used a few to dip in Japanese Pink sauce and the rest went on a Japanese platter and we rolled up Ginger and sesame musrooms in them Yum!
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    Chinese Pancakes Created by BestTeenChef
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