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Youtiao (Chinese Deep Fried Donuts)

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“This recipe is from Nanjing, China but variations are made all over the county. In some regions of China, it's enjoyed with a piping hot bowl of sweetened soy milk.”
READY IN:
41mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir in water.
  2. Lightly knead dough. Loosely cover for about 20 minutes, or enough time for the dough to rise.
  3. On floured surface, roll the dough into 2 inch wide and 14 inch long strips. Twist together in pairs, pinching the ends. Holding each end of twists, pull until 9 inches long.
  4. Deep fry each twist in peanut oil until golden brown (about 25 seconds).
  5. Let cool and eat.

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