Chinese Savory Shrimp Pancakes

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this festive, savory pancakes!



1 cup all-purpose flour (150g)
1 large egg
1 cup water (240ml)
½ tsp salt or to taste
4 oz Chinese chives (trimmed and cut into ½-inch lengths) (115g)
1 medium carrot (finely diced)
1 red chili (finely diced) (optional)
4 oz cooked shrimps (chopped)
4 tbsp vegetable oil
Sweet chili sauce for dip


1. In a large bowl, combine flour, egg, water and salt. Stir to make a smooth batter. The batter should have a smooth, thick consistency.

STEP 1A cp


2. Stir in vegetables and shrimps. Mix well.

STEP 2B cp


3. Heat about 2 tablespoon oil in a fry pan. Pour a ladle of batter (about ¼ cup) into pan for each pancake. Panfry about 3 to 4 minutes. Flip pancakes and fry for another 3 to 4 Minutes or until golden brown.

STEP 3A cp


STEP 3B cp

4. Remove and drain on paper towels. Do not over crowd pan. Fry in two batches.


STEP 4A cp


5. Serve warm with sweet chili sauce.


STEP 5 cp






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