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Hiroshima Okonomiyaki

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Ingredients
  Cabbage leaves 150 Gram
  Moyashi 70 Gram (bean sprouts)
  Cake flour 4 Tablespoon
  Water 6 Tablespoon
For the yakisoba noodles
  Yakisoba noodles 1 Pound
  Sake/Water 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Okonomiyaki sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 1
  Bonito powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ika ten 10 Gram (deep fried dried squid coated with batter)
For the pork belly
  Pork belly strips 60 Gram
For garnish
  Green onions 5 Tablespoon
  Okonomiyaki sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Aonori seaweed 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the griddle to high.
2. In a bowl, combine the cake flour and water. Mix to combine well and let the batter sit for 10 minutes.
3. Core the cabbage, take out the center part and shred the leaves.

MAKING
4. Take the pre heated griddle and coat the base with vegetable oil.
5. Drop the batter made earlier and spread it around in a round shape with the back of the ladle. Reserve a little batter for later.
6. Sprinkle the bonito powder on the okonomiyaki.
7. Place the shredded cabbage on the okonomiyaki.
8. Sprinkle a layer of bonito powder on the cabbage.
9. Add the Moyashi bean sprouts on the cabbage.
10. Crumble the Ikaten on the bean sprouts.
11. Place the pork belly slices on top.and cook for about 5 minutes.
12. Season the pork slices with salt and pepper. Make sure the okonomiyaki does not stick to the griddle.
13. Stir the reserved batter and pour on the okonomiyaki.
14. Carefully flip the okonomiyaki over. Gather the vegetables and reshape the okonomiyaki as shown in the video.
15. Coat the griddle with vegetable oil and throw in the yakisoba noodles.
16. Sprinkle on the sake and season with salt and pepper.
17. Divide the noodles in half and stir fry the yakisoba.
18. Add the okonomiyaki sauce to the noodles and keep stirring.
19. Gather the noodles together and form a circle almost the same size as the okonomiyaki.
20. Lift and place the okonomiyaki on it.
21. Clean the griddle with a paper towel and add some more vegetable oil to it.
22. Crack open an egg. Break the yolk and spread the egg in a circle.
23. Lift the okonomiyaki and place on the egg.
24. Let it cook for 2 minutes before flipping it over.
25. Add the okonomiyaki sauce and smear the top with it.
26. Sprinkle bonito powder once again along with the Aonori seaweed.

SERVING
27. Finally sprinkle the chopped green onions and serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Pan Grilling
Dish: 
Pancake
Ingredient: 
Pork Belly
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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