This simple guideline below will show how to make Banh Xeo – rice pancake folded in half in a very easy way. Banh Xeo literally “sizzling cake”, named for the loud sizzling sound it makes when the rice batter is poured into the hot skillet
- 500g ordinary rice flour
- 300g field shrimp
- 200g beansprouts
- 5 eggs
- 300g pork
- 200g liquid lard.
Tot taste: Fish sauce, pepper, vinegar, chili, garlic, sugar, salad greens, fresh herbs and coriander.
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- Mix rice flour with water in a pot; beat eggs and mix with the rice paste.
- Discard shrimp feeler; shell shrimp’s head; wash well and drain; season with fish sauce and pepper; set aside to marinate; wash and slice pork; season with fish sauce and pepper; set aside to marinate.
- Heat the fat in a preheat cast-iron pan (cook over low heat), ladle the paste into the pan and spread; place shrimp, pork and beansprouts on top; cook, covered, until shrimp and pork is cooked; uncover and fold pancake in half; when the pancake is golden, remove from the pan; continue until there is no more paste. Serve with salad and dipping sauce.
Making dipping sauce:
Preserve minced garlic and chili in vinegar mixed with sugar. Before serving, add some cool, previously boiled water and fish sauce and stir well.0