Bahn Xeo

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Plenty by Yotam Ottalenghi is my new fav cookbook!! For meatless Monday I made these amazing coconut milk pancakes packed with veg!!!

Ingredients:
Pancake:
1 1/3 c rice flour
1 egg
1 tsp ground turmeric
1 3/5 c light coconut milk
Sunflower oil for cooking

Combine all but the oil and set aside.

Sauce:
2 1/2 TBSP lime
1 1/2 TBSP toasted sesame oil
1 TBSP coconut palm or brown sugar
1 TBSP rice wine vinegar
1 TBSP sweet soy sauce
1 red chile, minced
2 tsp grated ginger
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp salt

Combine and set aside.

Filling:
1 large carrot, grated
1/2 daikon, grated
4 green onions, sliced thin
1 jalapeño, sliced thin
1 c snow peas, sliced thin
1 c cilantro, chopped
2/3 c Thai basil, sliced thin
1/4 c mint leaves, sliced thin
1 c mung bean sprout
1 c enoki mushrooms

Heat oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium low heat. Thin pancake mixture with 1/4 c water to thin, whisk. Pour 1/4 mixture into pan, swirl to coat pan. Cook for 3 – 4 minutes until golden brown, flip and cook for 3 /4 minutes until golden brown. Keep warm and repeat.

Place a pancake on a plate, pile with veg, drizzle with sauce and fold pancake over.

Serve with sauce on the side.

Serves 4.

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