Asian recipes Fish Pork Starters

Fried Vietnamese pancake


  • 100g Rice Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 175ml Coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 tsp Palm sugar
  • 200g Pork fillet
  • 8 Large prawns
  • Black Pepper
  • Handful of beansprouts
  • 4 Spring onions


Make a batter by beating the eggs in a bowl and adding in the rice flour, turmeric, coconut milk, sugar and a pinch of salt. Slice the pork into thin strips and add them along with the prawns which are cut into small pieces. Add to this the fish sauce, chopped spring onions, beansprouts and palm sugar.

Mix well in the bowl so you have a well combined mixture. Prepare a hot frying pan with enough oil to shallow fry the pancakes. when hot add in ladles of the mixture, the size of the pancakes is up to you. Fry until golden brown, drain and serve with a dippiing sauce and some lettuce leaves.

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