Whether you want to serve your family a snack or entertain your party guests with an appetizer, these delicious Korean pancake recipes will surely put smiles on their faces. With a crispy outer texture, they are irresistibly tasty and so easy to make at home.
Korean pancakes often become a highlight at any Korean dinner party. The varieties range from savory to sweet. These Korean pancake recipes are easy to make and they will be a popular dish to please your guests.
Here’s a collection of 9 Korean pancakes that you can easily make at home. Since they are easy and simple, try to make them all and see which one you like the best.
9 Delicious Korean Pancake Recipes
Korean Scallion Pancakes with Seafood (Pajeon)
This Korean scallion pancake originated from Busan. Traditionally this pancake is made with mixed seafood, but that is optional. Using two different types of flours makes the pancakes very crisp on the outside.
If you have some fresh spinach, onion, and flour, you can make these Korean style crispy spinach pancakes with very little effort. You will love the crisp texture outside. Serve with a lemon soy dipping sauce.
Bindaetteok (Korean mung bean pancakes) are made with ground pork, mung bean puree, mung bean sprouts, and kimchi. There's no added flour in the recipe, which makes this savory snack a wonderful gluten-free dish!
These Korean potato pancakes (gamja-jeon) are crispy outside and chewy inside. Potato and onion are blended together and cooked like a crepe. It's gluten-free, and vegan friendly. Serve with soy chili dipping sauce!
And there you have it – 9 delicious Korean Pancakes that you can enjoy with your loved ones! I hope this list brought you some inspiration for your Korean cooking adventure.
9 Delicious Korean Pancake Recipes: Crispy Spinach Pancakes
Prep Time: 5mins
Cook Time: 15mins
Total Time: 20mins
If you have some fresh spinach, onion, and flour, you can make this Korean style spinach pancakes with very little effort. You will love the crisp texture outside. This might inspire a spinach hater to reconsider their preference. Serve with a lemon soy dipping sauce.
Cut spinach about 1.5-inch long pieces and place them in a large mixing bowl. Add the onion, salt, and 1 cup of flour to the spinach.
Pour 1/2 cup of water and toss everything together by using a spoon or a tong. Add more flour and water if you prefer doughier pancakes. The batter consistency can be adjusted by your preference.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place a spoonful of spinach batter in a hot skillet and fry for 2-3 minute or until golden and crispy. Flip to the other side and continue to fry for another 2-3 minute. If your skillet seems dry, drizzle more oil as needed.
Serve the pancakes hot with the dipping sauce.
To make the dipping sauce, combining the soy sauce, lemon juice, and toasted sesame seeds in a small mixing bowl.
This is a simplest spinach pancakes. If you like it more hearty and satisfying, add some seafood like shrimp, squid, and/or mussel. Just add to the pancake batter along with spinach, and pan-fry together. Delicious!