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Discard Scallion Pancake

Quick and easy, savory and filling..
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting time 30 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Chinese, Korean
Servings 4 Pancakes
Calories 116 kcal


For Pancakes

  • 250 grams Starter / Discard ~ 1 cup
  • 10 grams Ginger / Garlic Paste ~ 1 tsp (to taste)
  • 5 grams Salt
  • 1/2 cup Scallions Washed, Sliced thinly
  • 1 - 1.5 tbsp Sesame Oil To taste, Toasted
  • 1 gram Baking Soda ~ 1/8 tsp
  • 1 gram Baking Powder ~ 1/8 tsp
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Seeds

For sauce

  • 10 grams Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 3 tbsp Soy Sauce


  • In a medium bowl, mix starter, oil, ginger paste, baking powder / soda. Thin to a thick batter with water, add small amount of water at at time
  • Cover and let rest 30 minutes
  • In a cast iron skillet over medium high heat add ~1 tsp sesame oil, whence it shimmers
  • add 1/4 the batter, top with sliced scallions and 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds, cook for 2-3 minutes
  • Whence the surface bubbles and edges darken, (Just like a pancake) flip them and cook another 2-3minutes
  • For the Sauce, mix all together and serve to the side


Just a quick snack to alleviate boredom, and use discard from feeding my starter ...
For a bit of a kick, add minced chili's along with the scallions


Calories: 116kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1311mgPotassium: 107mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 125IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bread, Sourdough
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