OKONOMIYAKI - SAVORY JAPANESE PANCAKE

OKONOMIYAKI - SAVORY JAPANESE PANCAKE

This Japanese savory pancake is absolute comfort food and a perfect finger food alternative to pancakes or eggs!!

Ingredients:

Pancake:

180g plain flour

260ml dashi (or stock)

300g white cabbage, shredded

2 spring onions, finely chopped

20g pickled ginger

150g tofu or calamari, chopped into cubes

Extra virgin olive oil, for light frying

Salt, to taste

Sauce:

1.5 tbsp honey, agave or sugar

2 tbsp oyster sauce

4 tbsp ketchup

3.5 tbsp worchestire

Method:

Mix the dashi or stock with the flour to create a smooth batter.  Add the eggs, cabbage, tofu, spring onions, garlic and a pinch of salt. Mix well.

Drizzle some oil in a pan over medium heat and scoop a few tbsp of mixture into the pan (or more depending on the preferred size of the pancakes).  Flatten with a spatula. Cook for 3-4 minutes until the bottom side is golden, then flip. Cook for an additional 3-4 minutes on the other side. Allow to cool.

To make the sauce; whisk all the ingredients in a bowl.

Drizzle the sauce over the pancake or use as a dipping sauce.

Enjoy!!

 


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