Multi Grain Savory Chinese Crepe


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I made Chinese savory crepe before, and it was really popular.   This time I decided to try using homemade multi grain flour to make a healthier version.  It turns out to be pretty fantastic too!  O(∩_∩)O~ 

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The ingredients and method are pretty similar to what I posted here last time:


Crepe Ingredients (makes 7-8):

1 cup multi grain flour
1 cup + 2-3 tablespoons whole milk ( a little bit more or less depending on what kinds of multi grain flour you are using)
1 large egg
1 teaspoon oil
1/4 teaspoon salt


I usually buy my multi grains from wholefoods store.  I have a preference for the ones high in fiber.  I normally buy about 10 different barleys, grains and beans.  I mix them together in a big jar or bag and store in refrigerator.

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You will need a vitamix dry cup  to mill the grains.  The regular cup is intended for smoothies, not this.

Ready to go

Blend at low speed first and then increase to high speed.

In less than 30 seconds, I have a batch of beautiful multi grain flour.

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Store the extra in a glass jar .

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Just like cooking French crepe, you will need a large cast iron skillet and a crepe spreader.  I use a 12 inches cast iron skillet which is perfect for making crepes. I found it in a local cookware store years ago.  What a pity they don’t make them the same way anymore.

Mix flour, milk, egg and salt in a blender until the batter is smooth.

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Cover and allow the batter to sit for a couple hours before using.  Unlike regular flour, multi grain flour needs more time to absorb the water.

Heat the cast iron skillet over medium low heat.

Spray the pan with oil and then wipe it with paper towel.

Add 3 to 4 tablespoons batter. Spread it thinly and evenly with crepe spreader.

Add an egg, spread it out too.  Top with white sesame seeds, chopped green onion and cilantro.

Flip the whole crepe with a spatula.

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Brush with fermented tofu sauce.  I like to use silicone brushes because I can just toss them into the dish washer when I am done.  How convenient is that!

Brush with sweet bean sauce and siracha chili sauce. There is no rule of how much of what should be added.  You can add the seasoning just to your own taste.

Add a crispy cracker to the center.  Fold the crepe edges towards its center.

It is done!

I invite my husband to post the picture for me.  After the first couple shots, I took a quick look at my camera settings.  When I looked up again, there was one more dent on the crepe and he was trying to chew as silently as he could not to get caught…….

Well, that shows how good the crepe is!  Nobody can resist its charm! O(∩_∩)O~