Chinese Meat Pie

Traditional Chinese meat pie(Xianbing) with beef and scallion! raditional Chinese meat pie provides a crispy wrapper and savory filling. There are in fact many types of meat pie popular across the country. The fillings differ from one house to another. You can use pork, lamb, beef etc. The recipe Elaine shared today is beef and scallion meat pie.

Chinese Meat Pie

Ingredients
Filling
  1. 220 g minced beef
  2. 1 leek scallion , finely chopped
  3. 1/4 tsp. Chinese five spice powder
  4. 1/2 tsp. salt
  5. 1 tsp. grated ginger
  6. 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  7. Pinch of fresh ground pepper
  8. 2 tsp. sesame oil
  9. 3 tbsp. water , one tablespoon each time

For the dough
  1. 2 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 1/4 cup hot water over 90℃
  3. 80 ml room temperature water , plus 10ml more for adjusting
  4. Vegetable oil for brushing
  5. Pinch of salt
Instructions
  • Mix around 2 cups of all-purpose flour with pinch of salt in a large bowl. Swirl the hot water in firstly and then the cold water. Mix with chop stickers during the process until you get floccule texture. Wait for cool.
  • Grasp all the floccules with hands and then roll into a smoothie dough. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 15 minutes.