Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake) | Kim'C Recipes - Kim'C Market

Pajeon (Korean Seafood Pancake) | Kim'C Recipes

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.

Cooking Time: 20 min


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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Keywords: South Korea, Korean food, Korean recipes, korean pancake, panjeon, dipping sauce

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