Bánh xèo

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Bánh xèo
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Vietnamese-style bánh xèo'
Place of originVietnam
Main ingredientsrice flour, water, turmeric powder

Bánh xèo [ɓǎjŋ̟ sɛ̂w], literally "sizzling pancake", named for the loud sizzling sound it makes when the rice batter is poured into the hot skillet[1][2] is a Vietnamese savory fried pancake made of rice flour, water, turmeric powder. It is stuffed with individual preferences, and served vegetarian[3] or with meat. Some common stuffings include: pork, shrimp, diced green onion, mung bean, and bean sprouts.

Banh Xeo in Mekong delta style

Bánh xèo is also served with lettuce, mint, Thai basil, and fish mint.[4][5]

The dish is also popular in Cambodian cuisine,[6] where the dish is called បាញ់ឆែវ (most often transliterated as banh chao).[7]

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  1. ^ Ottolenghi, Yotam - Plenty: Vibrant Vegetable Recipes from London's Ottolenghi 2011 "Bánh xèo - In 2007 I visited Hanoi with my friend, Alex Meitlis, and found myself squatting in the dingiest of family-run street kitchens, experiencing the best food I've ever tasted."
  2. ^ Lucy Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem - A Dragon Child: Reflections Of A Daughter Of Annam In America Page 13 2004 "She loved to cook our favorite dishes, bánh xèo and bánh khoái. This is a dish that Vietnamese in the US call “happy pancakes”. They are called bánh xèo: bánh is cake; xèo is the sizzling noise of the batter when it is poured into a hot ..."
  3. ^ "Recipe: Vegetarian Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Crêpes)". Kitchn. Retrieved 2018-01-23.
  4. ^ Giac Mo Viet: Bánh xèo đặc sản Cần Thơ, Accessed October 10, 2018
  5. ^ NPR Inc.:Banh Xeo (Sizzling Crepes), Accessed October 10, 2018.
  6. ^ Brouwer, Andy (2010). To Cambodia with Love: A Travel Guide for the Connoisseur. Phnom Penh: ThingsAsian Press. p. 15. ISBN 1934159085. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  7. ^ Murray, Bennett. "Rasmey's restaurant makes a mean banh chao". Phnom Penh Post. Retrieved 17 July 2017.

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