Hue Shrimp and Vegetable Pancakes (Banh Khoai) is a Vietnamese version of pancake or crepe. Unlike any Western pancakes or crepes you know, this Vietnamese version of pancakes are not soft in texture. The final pancake is very crispy, in facts, the crispier the better. The pancakes should pan fried over very high heat in order to turn out crispy. They should be wafer thin. Vietnamese name, Khoái, means pleasure. Hue Shrimp and Vegetable Pancakes (Bánh Khoái) is the central version of the pancake, the southern version is called Bánh xèo, sizzling pancake.
The pancakes should be pan-fried over very high heat in order to turn out crispy They should be wafer thin.