ShaoBing Recipe

ShaoBing (a Chinese flatbread), was my favorite breakfast growing up. It is still a typical Chinese breakfast for many people in Guangzhou, where I live. I’m sure you will enjoy it!

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ShaoBing - Chinese Breakfast Flatbread

Ingredients

FOR MAKING THE DOUGH:

MAKE THE FILLING:

FOR MAKING THE GLAZE:

  • 1/3 cup of oil
  • 2 tbsp of spring onion
  • 1 and half tbsp of flour
  • 2 tsp of Sichuan peppercorn powder
  • 2 tsp of white pepper

OTHERS:

  • Have some sesame seeds ready
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil to fry the bread

Instructions

MAKE THE DOUGH:

  • Mix the flour and the salt
  • Add in the water
  • Mix it and knead it it until all the flour come together became a dough.
  • Cover it and let it sit for 30 minutes.

MAKE THE FILLING:

  • Marinate the ground beef with 1 tbsp of Chinese cooking wine, 1 tbsp of soy sauce, 2 tsp of sesame oil, 1 tsp of five spice, 1 tsp of chicken powder, and some salt.
  • Mix them until the beef absorbs the liquid and you can feel the texture is smooth.
  • Combine it with the vegetables. Which are 1/3 cup of chopped onion, 1/4 cup of cilantro, 1/4 cup of scallion and 2 tsp of ground ginger.
  • Set it aside for 30 minutes.

MAKE THE GLAZE:

  • You will need 2 tbsp of diced spring onion, 1 and a half tbsp of flour, 2 tsp of Sichuan peppercorn powder and 2 tsp of white pepper.
  • We are going to heat up some oil, the hottest possible.
  • Pour the oil into the bowl immediately.
  • Give it a mix and set it aside. We are going to use this later.

MAKE THE SHAO BING:

  • Roll the dough it into a long even strip. Cut it into 12 pieces. Each one should be about 35 grams.
  • Brush some glaze onto the small dough.
  • Take one dough. Roll it a little bit. Then flatten it by your hand. Using rolling pin roll it until you have a long thin piece. It is about 25 cm long and 13 cm wide.
  • Now brush the glaze again on one side of the piece.
  • Put some filling on it. Do put it all the way full. because it is a really thin. It will have a higher chance of breaking if you fill it up all the way.
  • Fold the edge of it. Roll it from one side and then wrap the end of it to finish it.
  • Then press it down gently. It should be about half inch thick and 10 cm long across.
  • Coat one side with sesame seeds.
  • Finish the rest and we can fry the shao bing.
  • FRY THE SHAO BING:Put enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Place your Shao bing in. sesame side up and fry them on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Flip them over. Fry the other side for 3 minutes or until both sides turn golden brown. And you are done.

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