This recipe we found at The Food Network and I am so glad that we did! I haven’t had these in years! This was a favorite snack of mine at my hometown local Chinese Restaurant, The Full Ho and I have yet to find them again. Some people call them Chinese Pancakes or Scallion Pancakes, but I know them by Chinese Pizza. When I came across this recipe, I knew immediately that we had to make them. They came out tasting exactly like the ones from Full Ho. Yay!!! Doing the happy dance! 🙂
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup sliced scallions
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 cup canola oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
1/2 cup ginger dipping sauce, recipe to follow
In a bowl, sift flour. Slowly add water in a steady stream while mixing with a wooden spoon. Keep adding water until a ball is formed. Let ball of dough relax for about 30 minutes and cover with damp cloth.
On a floured surface, roll out dough into a thin rectangle.
Brush on oil mixture, cover with scallion and season with salt and pepper.
Carefully roll dough. This part is a little tricky and sticky. Make sure you have enough flour on your surface.
Cut into 4 pieces. Take one piece and twist 3 times.
Make a spiral out of this and roll again and flatten to achieve a 5 to 6 inch pancake.
In a hot non-stick pan, coat with some of the leftover sesame and canola oil and pan sear both sides until golden brown.
Place on plate covered with a paper towel. Place a paper towel over each pizza to absorb the oil.
Cut into pizza slices and serve immediately with dipping sauce.
GINGER DIPPING SAUCE:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon sugar
Combine all ingredients.