Scallion Pancakes


Preparation info
  • Makes 4 Pancakes,

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 2009

  • About

The scallion pancake is often thought of as a bread, and it is, in fact, reminiscent of the Indian naan: thin, browned, and crisp, yet textured in the center. It is eaten as a snack or a course in a large meal and is a Shanghai tradition. Indeed, some insist that no one but a chef from Shanghai should even attempt to cook these pancakes. Despite this, the scallion pancake, in various forms, is known and enjoyed throughout China. Most scallion pancakes are made from a basic dough and call fo