Saewoo Pajeon (Shrimp Green Onion Pancake)

Saewoo Pajeon (Shrimp Green Onion Pancake)

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Saewoo Pajeon (Shrimp Green Onion Pancake)

Pancake

Ingredients

  • 150 g peeled shrimp
  • Approximately 10 stalks green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp soybean paste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 3 Tbsps Vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Mix flour, water, soybean paste and sugar in bowl to make batter. Mix well until batter is smooth.
  2. Heat non-stick pan on stove. Add vegetable oil to heated pan.
  3. Put chopped green onions in pan. Put shrimp on top of green onions. Pour batter over shrimp and green onions evenly.
  4. While pancake is cooking, keep patting and pressing it slightly with spatula.
  5. After a few minutes, check bottom of pancake and turn over when crisp and golden brown.
  6. Cook for a few more minutes until other side of pancake turns crisp and golden brown, then flip over again.
  7. Cook for another minute then transfer it to serving plate. Serve hot with sauce. (recipe below)

Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsps soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar or honey
  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped green onion
  • Chopped green or red chili peppers
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in small bowl.

DID YOU KNOW?

That the term “shrimp” originated around the 14th century from the Middle English word shrimpe, which means to contract or wrinkle?

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