Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake) | Kim'C Recipes

Cooking Time: 20 min

a korean seafood pancake on a plate

Jeon is a 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
  • ½T chili powder
  • ½ thinly sliced green chili
  • ½ thinly sliced red chili

How to Make

Mix ½ bag of pancake batter mix and 1 cup of water

Mix ¼ bag of frying batter mix and 1 cup of water to #1. Whisk until all ingredients are well mixed and fluid

Heat up a pan with cooking oil in medium heat

Place a small handful of chives in the center of the pan

Pour ladle-full of batter over center of chives

Place seafood evenly over the pajeon

Drizzle the batter over the seafood just enough to cover

Lower the heat to medium-low and cook until the bottom of the jeon is golden brown

Mix all the ingredients for dipping sauce

Flip over to the other side and cook until golden brown

Once both sides are golden, move to a plate

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Written By Kim'C Market - February 12 2021