Seafood Spring Onion Pancakes (Haemul Pajeon)

3
Servings
10m
Prep Time
12-15m
Cook Time
22m
Ready In

Recipe: #29361

April 15, 2018



"From our Sunday newspaper, The Sunday Times. Times are estimated."

Original recipe yields 3 servings
OK
  • FOR KOREAN PANCAKE MIX (JEON GARU)
  • FOR SPICE SOY AND SPRING ONION SAUCE (YANGNYEOMJANG)

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (324.5 g)
  • Calories 369.3
  • Total Fat - 4.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 104.2 mg
  • Sodium - 2799 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 65.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5 g
  • Sugars - 8 g
  • Protein - 16.9 g
  • Calcium - 224.7 mg
  • Iron - 3.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

To make the sauce, combine all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir until the sugar dissolves and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Step 2

To make the pancake mix, place all the dry ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine and then add the garlic, ginger, 185 ml iced water and the egg and whisk until smooth; add a bit more water to loosen if necessary, it should be thick but runny, with the consistency of pouring cream and then set aside.

Step 3

Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add half the seafood and fry for 2 minutes, until lightly brown and then spoon over half the bean egg.

Step 4

Give the batter a quick stir then ladle half into the pan, using the back of the ladle to pread it out to the edges.

Step 5

Lay half the spring onion in a single layer on top, then fry the pancake for 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom and using a wide spatula to flip to pancake over.

Step 6

Add a tablespoon of oil, press the pancake down with the back of the spatula, and cook for further 4 to 5 minutes, until golden brown.

Step 7

Transfer the pancake to a baking tray lined with paper towel to remove any excess oil and then repeat with the remaining batter and ingredients to the make the second pancake.

Step 8

Serve immediately (with the sauce on the side), allowing people to tear bit of pancake of with chopsticks.

Tips & Variations


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