Bánh xèo

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Bánh xèo
Bánh xèo 1.jpg
Vietnamese-style bánh xèo'
Place of origin Vietnam
Main ingredients rice flour, water, turmeric powder
Cookbook: Bánh xèo  Media: Bánh xèo

Bánh xèo [ɓǎɲ sɛ̂w], literally "sizzling cake", 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, stuffed with slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, diced green onion, and bean sprouts.

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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 ..."

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