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Korean Pajeon

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Pajeon is a green version of the savory pancake. Try out the Korean Pajeon with the amazing flavours of shrimp and the green onion. Join James in his kitchen and see how he easily flips out the Pajeon.
  Green onions 5 Medium, chop
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, devein (cut into halve)
  Pancake mix 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Korean pancake mix)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
For the dipping sauce
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Rice vineger 1 Tablespoon
  Green onion 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon

1. Separate the green and the white part, cut the white lengthwise strips and the green part into long and short pieces, finely chop some green onions as well, set aside.
2. Clean, shell and devein the shrimps, slice the shrimps into half, set aside.
3. In a bowl, combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, and chopped green onion and sesame seeds, mix well and keep aside.
4. In a bowl combine the pancake mix with water, mix until you get a smooth batter.

5. In a warm shallow pan, add the oil, place the long pieces of the green onions, pour the batter and cook evenly on both the sides.
6. In the same warm shallow pan, add the oil, place the shrimp’s skin side down, pour over the batter and then place the short green onions; cook evenly on both the sides.

7. Serve the Korean Pajeon with the dipping sauce.

Things You Will Need
Frying pan
Mixing bowl

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Korean Savory Pancake

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 511 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.3%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 179.2 mg59.7%

Sodium 2085.8 mg86.9%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.7%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 33 g65.2%

Vitamin A 40.1% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 32.2% Iron 32.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Korean Pajeon Recipe Video, Korean Savory Pancake