Taiwanese Daikon Radish Cakes

Taiwanese Daikon Radish Cakes

In Taiwan, they call these "luóbo sī bǐng", or turnip cakes.
The stuffing is made from daikon radish and dried shrimp.
They're bite-sized and have a refreshing taste.

Ingredients: 10 small pieces

Cake flour
200 g
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
Boiling water
110 g
For the filling
Daikon radish
240 g
Dried shrimp
60 g
Scallion, minced
1 tablespoon
●Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
a dash
●Sesame seed oil
1 tablespoon
a dash


1. Finely julienne the daikon radish, work the salt into it, and let sit for 5 minutes. Soak the dried shrimp in water. Combine the daikon radish, shrimp, minced scallions, and the ● seasonings.
2. Mix the flour and hot water together with chopsticks. Once cool, knead a bit, cover with paper towels, and let rest. Divide into 10 equal balls.
3. Press each ball flat.
4. Roll with a rolling pin until about 10 cm in diameter.
5. Top the dough with the mixed filling.
6. Wrap up them into buns.
7. This recipe yields 10 buns.
8. Heat some oil (amount separate from listed ingredients) in a pan and arrange the buns inside. Be sure to slowly cook them over low heat.
9. Flip them over to cook the other side.
10. And they're done!

Story Behind this Recipe

After making some daikon radish soup, I used the leftover daikon radish to make these.