Scallion pancakes #2

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Boiling water
Peanut Oil
½ cup Chopped whole scallions

Place flour and salt in a large mixing bowl. Gradually pour in boiling water, stirring with a wooden spoon to mix. When cool enough to handle, knead with your hands about 10 minutes until the dough is elastic. Place dough in a bowl and cover with a damp dish towel for 30 minutes.

Roll the dough out to a rectangular shape approximately ¼ x 10 x 15 inches. Brush the top lightly with peanut oil. Sprinkle scallions over the entire surface of the dough. Starting from one end, roll up the dough as you would a carpet. Cut the roll into 6 thick slices.

Flatten each slice slightly with your hand. Roll out each piece, turning it to keep it circular, until it is ¼ inch thick and about 6 inches in diameter. Keep the finished pancakes covered with a damp towel while you are working.

Heat skillet over high heat and pour in oil t ¼ inch deep. When oil is hot, turn heat to medium low. Cook pancakes one at a time, about 30 seconds on each side, until they are golden in color. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Pancakes may be reheated in the oven before serving.

From: The Chinese Menu Cookbook Shared By: Pat Stockett

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