Mandarin Pancakes

I love Moo Shu Pork and the pancakes you get with it.  I decided to make Peking Duck during the Pandemic lock down. To go with it I needed to make these homemade.  They were really easy and came out fantastic. They can be made in larger batches and frozen as well.

Mandarin Pancake Recipe

Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
15 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 People


  • 2 Cups Flour plus 2 tbls plus more for dusting
  • 1/3 Cup Boiling water plus 2 Tbls
  • 1/3 Cup Cold Water plus 2 Tbls
  • 1/8th Cup Seasme


  • Place flour in bowl and stream in boiling water stirring the entire time. Then stream in the cold water continue stirring.
  • Continue to stir until it becomes a ball. Then transfer to flour dusted cutting board and knead until it is a smooth ball.
  • Cover with damp dish towel and let rest a room temperature for 15 minutes
  • Roll out to about a foot long roll then cut in half. Place logs side by side and cut in halk again. Repeat until you have about 10 disks
  • Keeping the paired disks roll each pair out until about 3 inch pancake. Brush one side with oil and place paired pancake on oiled side. Then roll out to about 8 inches very thin. Do this for all pairs of disks.
  • Heat cast iron skillet to very hot and cook the joined pancakes flipping when slightly blistered then tranfer to plate or steamer basket.
  • When ready to serve pull paired pancake apart and steam or microwave to heat up


  1. Michael, I have always wanted to know just how to do these pancakes as when we order from Chinese restaurant we never get enough -this is great!!!! Plus we have the time to do it. Great photos too!

  2. Super easy to make I love them as well and alway run out when I get take out. Time to have your own “pandemic” cooking adventure whip up a batch. I will be making moo shu pork tomorrow to use the leftover pancakes with. I will post that recipe tomorrow. It is also very east to make

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