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Chinese pancake cut up stack over with chili oil sauce

Chinese Pancake

Almost every cultures have some sort of pancake in different form. This Chinese pancake is made of egg, flour, water, vegetable and meat. 
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 204kcal
Author Tracy O.


  • 3 Long imitation crab sticks
  • 1.5 tablespoons Vegetable Oil

Stir fry Cabbage:

  • ½ tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 3 cups Cabbage (Half of medium small sized cabbage)
  • 1/16 teaspoon Salt (For stir fry cabbage)


  • 1 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 Egg (Large)
  • 1&¼ cups Water
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt (Add in the batter)


  • some XO sauce, Chili oil or hoisin sauce


  • Shred or slice a half of medium small cabbage into strips. You need around 3 cups.
  • Cut 3 long imitation crab sticks into pieces.
  • Put ½ tablespoon of vegetable oil in a non-stick pan. Then, add the shredded cabbage and 1/16 teaspoon of salt.
  • Stir them a little bit and cover with a lid for 1-2 minutes until it's soft. (Do not need to be very soft.)
  • In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup all purpose flour and 1 large egg.
  • Next, add ¼ teaspoon of salt and 1 & ¼ cups of water.
  •  Mix the batter very well. Make sure no lumps.
  • After that, put the cut crab meat and cooked cabbage into the batter.
  • Mix the batter and ingredients well.
  • Pour 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil into a non-stick pan and turn on medium low fire.
  • After, pour some batter mixture into the pan. Let it cook until it golden brown and flip the other side (remember to turn the fire to medium low).



Cooking tips for homemade Chinese pancake:

  • Cook the cabbage a little bit until it’s soft.
  • Mix the batter very well to make sure no lumps.
  • Then, add cooked cabbage and crab meat and mix it.
  • Use a non-stick pan to pan fry, so it won't stick on the pan.
  • Besides, make sure the pan is hot enough before pouring the batter.
  • Pan fry both sides until it's golden brown. Remember to use medium small fire to pan fry it.
  • Mix the batter well each time before pouring into the pan. 


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 111IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg