How to Make Savory Korean Pancakes in Less Than 30 Minutes (Just Add a Salad)! by Chef Gigi Gaggero

How to Make Savory Korean Pancakes in Less Than 30 Minutes (Just Add a Salad)!

Korean pancakes (pajeon) are crispy on the outside, soft and moist in the middle. Any vegetable can be used. Cut up a salad and you've got a quick family meal. 

You’ll need:

  • 3/4 cup cake flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup cold club soda
  • 6-8 scallions, cut lengthwise
  • 1 fresh spicy long red chili, thinly sliced
  • 12 thin green beans, sliced lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

Here’s how to make them!

  • In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, egg, club soda, salt and sesame oil together. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Add the green beans and stir fry about 3 minutes. Add the scallions and cook until crispy. Stir in the red chili. 
  • Pour the egg/flour batter over and cook until brown. Invert on a plate. Return it to the pan and cook the other side until brown. 

Serve with a sesame soy sauce.

Chef Gigi Gaggero
These are my FAVORITE! Nomnommnomm
Amy Fothergill
I'd love to try these with gf flour!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Holy wow, dinner is served! Chef Gigi Gaggero strikes again!! #yum
Donna John
I am so making these soon! Love your recipes, Chef Gigi Gaggero! Keep 'em coming!
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Amy Fothergill I think the kids will love them !
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Donna John @elisaI wish I had a chef icon emoji on my iPhone wink wink !
Chef Gigi Gaggero
Amy Fothergill yes Chef! Let me know what you think ! We need to connect soon !
Ashlee Smith
Omg YUM! I should be able to make with a flax egg, right? :) Chef Gigi Gaggero

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

How to Make Pistachio-Crusted Salmon in Less Than 30 Minutes!

This Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe Puts Canned Soup to Shame

How to Make Savory Sweet Pear Appetizers (5 Minutes, 5 Ingredients)!

Pumpkin Pizza? Yep, Here's the Easy Recipe (There's Nothing Scary About It)!

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!