top of page

Short cut Chinese Pancake


  1. 6-8 scallions

  2. salt (to taste)

  3. vegetable, canola, or light olive oil (for brushing and cooking your scallion pancakes)

  4. 1 pack store-bought round, white dumpling wrappers (14 oz. or 400g)


  1. Take the dumpling wrappers out of the refrigerator, and let them warm up a bit (they don't necessarily have to be at room temperature, but they shouldn't be cold). Wash the scallions and pat them thoroughly dry with a clean kitchen towel. Slice the scallions in half lengthwise and finely chop them

  2. Prepare a small dish of salt and a dash of oil, along with a pastry brush.

  3. On a clean work surface, take a dumpling wrapper, brush it with a thin layer of oil, and lightly sprinkle it with salt. Then cover with a layer of scallions. Top it with another dumpling wrapper, and lightly press it down. Repeat the process until you have 4-7 layers of dumpling wrappers.

  4. Use a rolling pin to roll the layered dumpling skins into a pancake––however thick or thin you like. Rotate the scallion pancake as you roll to get a perfectly round shape.

  5. Heat a flat-bottomed non-stick or cast iron pan over medium heat. Spread 1 tablespoon oil around in the pan, and add the scallion pancake. Cook each side until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. (Avoid using high heat, as it will burn the pancake without cooking it through)

  6. If the pan looks dry after flipping the pancake, you can add another tablespoon of oil.

  7. Enjoy these plain or with a dipping sauce! We’ve found that they go great with our dumpling dipping sauce.

By: The Wok of Life

Develop by: Brin Xu