Recipe: Scallion Pancakes

Scallion (or Chive) Pancakes are remind me of lazy weekends during my childhood. It’s easy to make, delicious, and healthy!

Let’s get started.

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 10-30 min (depending on number of batches)

Scallion Pancakes (basic version)


  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Splash of sesame oil
  • Ground black pepper and red chili pepper to season

INSTRUCTIONS (makes about 6-8 pancakes for 2-4 people)

  1. Mix flour, eggs, water together in a bowl
  2. Add in sesame oil, salt, ground black pepper, red cili pepper and mix
  3. Mix in scallions
  4. Head oil in a medium heat pan
  5. Once hot, pour pancake into the pan and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side
  6. [Optional] If desired, add in sausages or meat of your choice after pancakes have cooked for 1-2 minutes (before flipping!)
  7. Remove from pan and enjoy! (Suggested dipping sauces are soy sauce, sriracha, or ketchup)
Mixed batter and [optional] spicy andouille sausage
Add sausages before flipping the pancakes
Variation with sausages


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