Crispy Korean Seafood Pancakes


Haemul Pajeon is a popular and beloved dish in Korean cuisine. These savory pancakes are made by mixing a pancake batter with a generous helping of seafood such as squid, octopus and oysters. The batter is then poured onto a hot griddle and cooked until the edges are crispy and golden brown. The result is a delicious and crunchy pancake with a tender and flavourful filling.


  • Beginner
  • Serves 4
  • 20 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 120g korean pancake mix
  • 230 ml of cold water
  • 1 egg
  • 140g mixed seafood (such as mussel meat, brown shrimp and squid rings)
  • 1 bunch of spring onions, chopped
  • 1/4 chinese cabbage, chopped
  • 2 tbsp kimchi
  • 3-4 tbsp vegetable oil

Let's Cook!

Step 1

In a large bowl, whisk together the pancake mix, egg, and cold water until combined. Stir in the green onions, cabbage, kimchi, garlic, seafood and seasonings and mix well.

Step 2

Heat a nonstick pan over medium heat and add enough vegetable oil to cover the bottom of the pan. Using a 1/4 cup measuring cup, scoop the batter into the pan and spread it out into a thin circle.

Step 3

Cook the pancake for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the edges are crispy and the center is cooked through.Repeat this process until all of the batter has been used. Serve with a soy and chili oil dipping sauce and enjoy!

How it's done!

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