Scallion Pancakes

Sahng Chung Bok Bang

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

This is a very special preparation that in Canton is cooked for the pleasure of guests. It is customarily served with afternoon tea. My grandmother used to serve these Scallion Pancakes with slightly bitter bo lei tea. This recipe is a preparation for the home and virtually unknown in restaurants.


  • cups flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 medium egg


  1. Mix the flour and baking powder. Add the egg and cups cold water, then mix in one direction until smooth. Add the salt and pepper and mix well.
  2. Add the shrimp, bacon, scallions, and peanut oil and blend thoroughly. The batter should be thin. If not, add the addition