Who said pancakes were only meant to be eaten for breakfast? And who said that the food could only be sweet and/or topped with fruits, syrups, and other sugary condiments? No one, that’s who! Which is why with immense excitement and much pride we present to you the recipe for a cheesy chicken pancake!
The preparation resembles a baked casserole or pie, except that it isn’t either of those things. The chicken pancake is the savoury big daddy of breakfast pancakes. The dish features non-sweet pancakes rolled with a delicious chicken filling and baked to perfection under a thick blanket of cheese! Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? So get cooking! Follow the recipe below to make your very own chicken pancakes at home!
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For the pancake
Process flour, salt, milk and eggs until smooth. Cover. Set aside for 20 minutes.
Spray an 18cm (base) non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat.
Pour 1/4 cup batter into pan and swirl to cover base. Cook for 2 minutes or until light golden. Turn. Cook for 30 seconds. Transfer to a plate. Cover to keep warm.
Repeat with remaining mixture to make 8 pancakes.
For the filling
Melt butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add mushrooms, garlic and onion. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Transfer to a bowl. Cool for 10 minutes.
Stir in chicken, parsley and ricotta.
Putting the together the chicken pancake
Preheat oven to 200°C/ 180°C fan-forced.
Place 1 pancake on a plate and top with 1/4 cup filling. Roll up to enclose.
Place in a greased 8cm-deep, 20cm x 30cm ovenproof dish. Repeat with remaining pancakes and filling.
Top with passata and cheese.
Cover dish with foil. Bake for 20 minutes or until heated through. Remove foil. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden.