Recipes - Chinese

Congyoubing (Spring Onion Pancake)


Cong You Bing, a savoury, non-leavened pancake or flatbread folded with oil and spring onions, is traditional to the Chinese culture. Cong (spring onions) You (oil) Bing (unleavened bread made from wheat flour) is unlike a true pancake, it is made from dough instead of batter. This is an extremely popular dish amongst the Chinese, that is served as a side or simple snack.
Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves:5 to 8
Total time: 15mins - 30mins
Course: Side
Cook Method: Pan-Fry
Cuisine: Chinese









Ingredients:

4 cups flour
1 cup boiling water
¼ cup cold water
1 tsp salt
200g spring onions
1 tbsp sesame oil
Cooking oil




Steps:
  1. Thinly slice the spring onions, the mix with sesame oil and ½ teaspoon of salt. Set aside and refrigerate.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour and ½ teaspoon of salt. Pour the boiling water all at once and mix together thoroughly.
  3. Then gradually add the cold water and knead the dough until you obtain a soft and smooth dough. Put aside and let stand for 45 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into 10 consistent pieces. Using a rolling pin, thinly roll each piece of dough to a thickness of about 1cm.
  5. Brush each piece of dough with oil and generously sprinkle with the sliced spring onions.
  6. Using your palm, roll each piece of dough to form a long stick, and then twirl each stick to form a snail shell shape. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  7. Roll each snail using a rolling pin to form thick circles, no more than 1cm in thickness.
  8. Heat a lightly oiled pan over medium heat and cook each crepe for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

asianinspirations.com.au
www.facebook.com/AsianInspirations
Congyoubing (Spring Onion Pancake)

Congyoubing (Spring Onion Pancake)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
Loading...

Cong You Bing, a savoury, non-leavened pancake or flatbread folded with oil and spring onions, is traditional to the Chinese culture. Cong (spring onions) You (oil) Bing (unleavened bread made from wheat flour) is unlike a true pancake, it is made from dough instead of batter. This is an extremely popular dish amongst the Chinese, that is served as a side or simple snack.

Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves: 5 to 8
Total time: 15mins - 30mins
Course: Side
Cook Method: Pan-Fry
Cuisine: Chinese
Ingredients

4 cups flour
1 cup boiling water
¼ cup cold water
1 tsp salt
200g spring onions
1 tbsp sesame oil
Cooking oil

Instructions
  1. Thinly slice the spring onions, the mix with sesame oil and ½ teaspoon of salt. Set aside and refrigerate.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the flour and ½ teaspoon of salt. Pour the boiling water all at once and mix together thoroughly.
  3. Then gradually add the cold water and knead the dough until you obtain a soft and smooth dough. Put aside and let stand for 45 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into 10 consistent pieces. Using a rolling pin, thinly roll each piece of dough to a thickness of about 1cm.
  5. Brush each piece of dough with oil and generously sprinkle with the sliced spring onions.
  6. Using your palm, roll each piece of dough to form a long stick, and then twirl each stick to form a snail shell shape. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  7. Roll each snail using a rolling pin to form thick circles, no more than 1cm in thickness.
  8. Heat a lightly oiled pan over medium heat and cook each crepe for about 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

You May Also Like

Lau Do Bien (Vietnamese Seafood Hot Pot)

Lau Do Bien (Vietnamese Seafood Hot Pot)

6 Easy Vegetables and Herbs You Can Grow in Your Backyard

CNY 2016 WINNERS

Kate Brodhurst

Rosalin Kristiani

Glenda Mc Donnell

Michael J Sabo

Melinda Savage

Lisa-Jane Fudge

Lillie Giang

Justine Withers

Julia Brodska

Josephine Chan

Sally-Ann Haw

Store Locator

Find your nearest Asian Store

Search


Our Newsletter

Sign up for an authentic Asian experience. From exotic cuisines to fascinating destinations to cooking competitions and monthly giveaways - Discover the Authentic