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Korean Vegetable Pancakes


Bursting with tasty vegetables and tangy kimchi, these Korean pancakes make a quick and simple weeknight dinner. They’re great for lunchboxes and on picnics, too!


Korean Vegetable Pancakes

10 minutes
15 minutes

½ cup plain (all-purpose) flour

½ cup potato starch or cornflour (cornstarch)

½ tsp baking powder

1 tsp sea salt

1 egg

¼ cup finely chopped kimchi

1 tbsp juice from the kimchi

2 cups finely julienned mixed vegetables (e.g. carrots, zucchini, capsicum)

5 spring onions (scallions), thinned out lengthways and cut into roughly 4cm batons

vegetable oil, for shallow frying

¾ cup (180ml/6 fl oz) of cold water


Dipping sauce:

¼ cup soy sauce

1 tbsp white vinegar

1 tsp sesame oil

½ tsp sugar


Step 1

Preheat oven to 150C/300F.

Step 2

For the dipping sauce, combine the ingredients in a bowl and set aside until ready to serve.

Step 3

For the pancakes, combine the flour, potato starch, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Mix until well combined. Add the egg and ¾ cup (180ml/6 fl oz) of cold water. Whisk until well combined. Then fold through the kimchi, kimchi juice, vegetables and two-thirds of the spring onion.

Step 4

Heat enough oil to just cover the base of a shallow frying pan over medium-high heat. Scoop ¼ cupfuls of the batter mixture into the pan. Spread out a little with the back of a spoon. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden and the batter is cooked through. You’ll need to do this in batches, so transfer cooked pancakes to a baking tray, season with a little more salt and keep warm in the oven while you cook the rest.

Step 5

Sprinkle with remaining spring onion. Serve with dipping sauce.

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What our customers say

Rated 4.8 out of 5
4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 5 reviews)
Very good20%
September 28, 2022

These are very delish!

I have made these pancakes three times now! I have added different vegetables and some cheese! I have topped them with both sour cream and sweet chili sauce! All three times so delish!

August 30, 2022

So Delicious!

I made these tonight with vegetables I had on hand. The batter stayed together around the veggies quite well. Thank you for sharing this great recipe.

June 27, 2022

Marions wonderful Korean Pancakes

Made these and loved them, and so easy to make and can use any vegetables. Will keep making them.

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