Easy Korean Pancakes - Haemul Pajeon
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Serves: 4
For the pancakes
  • 400g, prawns deveined and cut into chunks
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 green chilli, sliced
  • A bunch of scallions, cut into 5cm strips
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup potato starch
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
For the dipping sauce
  • Spicy dipping sauce:
  • ¼ cup light soy sauce
  • 40 ml of water
  • 1 tbsp vinegar (or rice wine vinegar)
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp gochujang
  • 2 tbsp sliced spring onion
For the sauce
  1. Combine all the ingredients together and set aside.
For the pancake
  1. In a bowl, add water, eggs, fish sauce, sesame oil and pepper. Whisk till well mixed.
  2. Add both the flour and mix till smooth.
  3. Add prawns, green chilis and scallions.
  4. Heat a frying pan on medium until the bottom is well heated.
  5. Add about 2 tbsp of oil.
  6. Once the oil is hot, ladle some batter into the frying pan. Cook on 1 side till golden and crispy.
  7. Turn the pancake over and cook the other side.
  8. When both sides, set it aside onto a plate or a cutting board and cut into wedges.
  9. Serve with the dipping sauce.
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at https://mayakitchenette.com/easy-korean-pancakes-haemul-pajeon/