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Shanghai Sesame Bread
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|Shanghai Sesame Bread|
2 cups flour plus few tablespoons for flouring the board
2 Tablespoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon coarse salt
4 teaspoons chopped cilantro
4 teaspoons chopped scallions
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, put on large a flat plate
4 teaspoons corn oil
1. Put flour in bowl and add three-quarters of a cup of boiling water and stir for three minutes, then turn out on a floured board and knead about ten minutes or until soft and no longer sticky, then cover the dough and let it rest for half an hour, uncover and knead again about ten times.
2. Roll the dough into a thick snake and cut it into four equal-sized pieces. , Make a ball then roll this out into a five-inch circle and brush the top with sesame oil and evenly sprinkle one-quarter teaspoon of the salt and a teaspoon each of the cilantro and scallions over the surface.
3. Roll the circle up cigar-shaped, then re-roll the dough into another circle the same size as before. Brush the top with sesame oil and dip the top into the sesame seeds.
4. Heat a fry pan or wok, then add one teaspoon of the oil and fry the bread, bottom or non-scallion side first, until crisp, about three minutes., turn it over and fry another two minutes, then remove and remove until all four are made. Serve hot or warm, but not cold.