STREAMING NOW: Eden Eats

Healthy Scallion Pancakes

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I fell in love with the scallion pancakes at my favourite Chinese restaurant, but they're soooo greasy! This is a healthy version that's totally not authentic, but very tasty and easy to make. (Prep time includes dough resting time.)”
READY IN:
45mins
YIELD:
8 pancakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Thoroughly mix flour and starch in a bowl. Using a fork, mix in the boiling water; add the cold water and mix with your hands until all the flour is incorporated.
  2. Let the dough rest, covered, for 20 minutes.
  3. Roll the dough into a long rope. Cut the rope into 8 piecess. Cover all pieces but one.
  4. On a floured surface, roll the piece of dough as thin as possible without tearing. Brush with sesame oil, sprinkle with scallions and salt.
  5. Roll up jellyroll-style. Coil the roll like a cinnamon bun. Roll out the bun until 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Repeat with other pieces of dough.
  7. Spray a nonstick pan with cooking spray and heat on medium-high. "Fry" each pancake, about 1-2 minutes per side, until the dough puffs up a little and becomes crispy.
  8. Serve as soon as possible - though they're good cold, too.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: