Scallion Pancake Recipe

This recipe is a celebration of the bustling street markets where skilled vendors have been crafting these delectable snacks for generations. Experience the authentic flavors of Beijing’s culinary tapestry in the comfort of your own kitchen. Join us in recreating the magic of Chinese street food with our Scallion Pancake Delight


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 cups chopped scallions (green onions)
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable oil for pan-frying


  1. In a large bowl, gradually add boiling water to the flour, stirring continuously until a dough forms.
  2. Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into four equal portions. Roll each portion into a thin, flat circle.
  4. Brush the surface of each circle with sesame oil, sprinkle with chopped scallions, and add a pinch of salt.
  5. Roll each circle into a log, then coil the log into a round dough ball.
  6. Take each dough ball and roll it into a flat pancake, ensuring the scallions are distributed evenly.
  7. Heat vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry each pancake until golden brown and crispy on both sides.
  8. Remove the pancakes from the pan and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  9. Slice the Scallion Pancakes into wedges and serve hot.
  10. Enjoy the Scallion Pancake Delight on its own or with a soy sauce dipping sauce for an authentic taste of Beijing’s street food scene. Revel in the crispiness and flavorful layers of this classic Chinese delight!

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