Chinese Pan Fried Pies

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Chinese Pan Fried Pies

by ToTT

Crispy pan-fried flat pies filled with juicy minced meat, potatoes and onions are incredibly delicious and very easy to make! A perfect snack or appetizer for the Lunar New Year!


Cuisine: Asian Course: Appetiser

Skill Level: Novice

Prep: 40 mins Cook: 20 mins

Ready in: 60 min Serves: 4 serving



  • All Purpose Flour 1cup
  • Salt 1/5tsp
  • Warm water as required
  • Oil 1tbsp


  • Minced Meat 200g
  • Chilli Powder 1/2tsp
  • Salt 1/2tbsp
  • Black pepper 3/4tsp
  • Onion 1/2cup
  • Potatoes 1 Cup


  • Mix flour, salt and warm water in a bowl. Knead it for 5 min.
  • Add oil and continue kneading until it soaks up all the oil.
  • Let dough mixture rest for 30 min.
  • Add oil in a pan and add minced meat, cook it for 8 min. Take it off from flame.
  • Add boiled potatoes to the meat followed by salt, black pepper, onion, chilli powder.
  • Mix thoroughly.
  • Use your hands to divide mixture into 5 balls.
  • Take out dough and divide dough into 5 parts.
  • Place 1 part filling ball into 1 part dough and cover the filling with the dough until it becomes a ball.
  • Push down the ball gently until it becomes a pie and fry in oil.
  • Fry each side for 5 min.