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Simple Caramelized Onion Pancakes

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“I came up with this looking for an inexpensive lunch dish and or a quick bread accompaniment for stews and stir fries. My kids love them anytime of day or night, hot or cold, with mustard, ketchup, or sweet chili sauce or just in the hand and out the door.”

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  1. Dice the onion coarsely or slice.
  2. Add oil to a skillet or wok and caramelize the onions and garlic together. This may take up to 30 min and can be done the night before, in mass, or early. You want them a caramel looking brown color.
  3. Add your tarragon or herbs in the last 5 minutes of this process.
  4. Let the onions cool and prepare the batter.
  5. In a medium size bowl beat your eggs, milk and 2 Tablespoons of oil together. Set aside.
  6. In a small bowl mix dry batter ingredients, flours, baking powder, salt, sugar, and pepper. Stir well. Add the dry ingredients to the egg and milk mixture stirring until fairly smooth. Some lumps are fine.
  7. Now stir in the cooled caramelized onions and herbs.
  8. Fry as you would any other pancake on a hot sprayed or oiled griddle at around 400°F.
  9. Serve with stew, as lunch, snack, or breakfast.

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