|Place of origin||Vietnam|
|Associated national cuisine||Cambodian, Thai, Vietnamese|
|Main ingredients||Rice flour, water, turmeric powder|
Bánh xèo (Vietnamese: [ɓǎjŋ̟ sɛ̂w], lit. 'sizzling pancake') is a crispy, stuffed rice pancake popular in Vietnam. The name refers to the sound (from xèo – 'sizzling') the rice batter makes when it is poured into the hot skillet. It is a savoury fried pancake made of rice flour, water, and turmeric powder. It can also be called a Vietnamese crêpe. Some common stuffings include pork, prawns, diced green onion, mung bean, and bean sprouts. Bánh xèo is also served with lettuce, mint, Asian basil, and fish mint.
The dish is also popular in Cambodian cuisine, where the dish is called banh chao (Khmer: បាញ់ឆែវ [ɓaɲ cʰaew]). Cambodian banh chhev are more similar to the southern Vietnamese style of bánh xèo rather than to the style present in Central Vietnam.
There is also a Thai version of bánh xèo called Khanom bueang Yuan (Thai: ขนมเบื้องญวณ). It is offered by some street vendors and is available at many Bangkok restaurants serving Thai or royal cuisine. The most common filling in Thailand is a minced mixture of shredded coconut, roasted peanuts, shrimp, salted radish and fried tofu and served with bean sprouts and sweet cucumber relish.
- Quynh Chau Pham, Vietnamese: Vietnamese-English, English-Vietnamese, Insight pocket travel dictionary. "Bánh xèo rice pankakes."
- 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."
- 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 ..."
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