Korean Green Onion Pancakes [Pajeon]

TROY RAY

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@TROYRAYNYC

I travel to Seoul often and this is one of my favorite dishes!


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Serves:

2 [recipe doubles and triples easily]

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

PAJEON PANCAKES

14 to 20 stick
green onion [scallion] stalks
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
water
1 Tbsp
miso paste [fermented soybean paste]
3/4 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
sea salt
vegetable oil [for frying]

PAJEON SAUCE

2 Tbsp
soy sauce, dark
1 Tbsp
rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
honey
1 Tbsp
finely chopped shallot
1 Tbsp
finely chopped baby chives
1 tsp
toasted sesame seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut the green section of the scallions into 5" to 6" sections. [Pancakes look more lovely when the stalks are somewhat uniform].
2
Prepare the batter by combining the flour, water, miso paste, sugar and salt and whisking until smooth.
3
Heat vegetable oil in a skillet. Place onion on hot oil in a square that looks like a "picket fence".
4
Pour batter evenly over onions. Fry for a few minutes until bottom of pancake is golden brown. Using a large spatula, carefully flip pancake and repeat process.
5
Serve hot [with Pajeon Sauce]!
6
For Pajeon Sauce, simply combine soy sauce, vinegar, honey, shallots, baby chives and sesame seeds. Enjoy!