Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake) | Kim'C Recipes

Written By Kim'C Market - February 12 2021

Cooking time: 20 mins

Jeon is Korean savory pancake.  Depending on what ingredients you add to the batter, the type of jeon is endless.  Potato jeon, pajeon (scallion), seafood jeon, beef jeon… And, the right dipping sauce enhances the flavor of jeon.


For Pancake

  • 100g Frying batter mix 튀김가루
  • 150g Pancake batter mix 부침가루
  • 2 cups Water
  • Chive
  • Cooking oil

For dipping sauce

  • ½ chopped onion
  • 4T soy sauce
  • 2T vinegar
  • 2T sugar
  • 2T water
  • 1/2T chili powder
  • ½ thinly sliced green chili
  • ½ thinly sliced red chili

To Cook

  1. Mix ½ bag of pancake batter mix and 1 cup of water
  2. Mix ¼ bag of frying batter mix and 1 cup of water to #1. Whisk until all ingredients are well mixed and fluid
  3. Heat up a pan with cooking oil in medium heat
  4. Place small handful of chives in center of pan
  5. Pour ladle-full of batter over center of chives
  6. Place seafood evenly over the pajeon
  7. Drizzle the batter over the seafood just enough to cover
  8. Lower the heat to medium-low and cook until the bottom of jeon is golden brown
  9. Mix all the ingredients for dipping sauce
  10. Flip over to the other side and cook until golden brown
  11. Once both sides are golden, move to plate


Savory and Nutty Dipping Sauce

Savory & tangy dipping sauce