Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancakes) Recipe

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Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancakes)
How to make Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancakes)
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Bahn Xeo are Vietnamese pancakes which are made with rice flour. Stuffed with shrimps, chicken and some bean sprouts these pancakes are a delight to eat.

Ingredients of Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancakes)

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 4-5 pieces shrimp
  • 100 gms corn flour
  • 50 gms all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 25 gms rice flour
  • to taste to taste
  • Olive oil
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 5-6 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 spring onion, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped

How to Make Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancakes)

  • 1.Cut the chicken and shrimp in small pieces.
  • 2.In a bowl add the corn flour, maida, coconut milk, rice flour and mix all well.
  • 3.Season it with salt and pepper.
  • 4.Heat some oil in a pan. Add the garlic and chillies to it and saute.
  • 5.Now add the chicken to it along with the fish sauce and soy sauce. Mix well.
  • 6.Add some oyster sauce. let the chicken cook for a minute or two.
  • 7.Now add the shrimps. Shrimps take lesser time to cook so add them at the last.
  • 8.Throw in the onions now. Mix well till the chicken and shrimp is cooked.
  • 9.Now for the pancakes, drizzle some olive oil in a pan and pour the batter.
  • 10.It should be thin. Don't turn it as yet.
  • 11.Once the open top of the pancake looks cooked you can add the filling to it.
  • 12.You can top it with some fresh spring onions and bean sprouts.
  • 13.And wrap it from one side.
  • 14.Repeat the same with the others.
Key Ingredients: chicken breasts, shrimp, corn flour, all purpose flour (maida), coconut milk, rice flour, to taste, Olive oil, red chillies, garlic cloves , soy sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, spring onion, onion