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Japanese Okonomiyaki Recipe, Quick & Easy To Make

How To Prepare Okonomiyaki Recipe

STEP 1

Combine the flour, baking powder, egg and stock and mix the ingredients until smooth by whisking out any lumps without over mixing. Add the potato and season with a little salt and white pepper, cover and rest the batter for at least 2 hours.

STEP 2

While the batter is resting, combine the ingredients for the sauce, stirring until it’s smooth and set aside.

STEP 3

Remove the batter from the fridge and add all of the cabbage, spring onion, ginger, soy, mirin and chosen seafood. Stir to thoroughly coat the mix in the batter.

STEP 4

Heat a thin layer of oil in a shallow frying pan on medium heat. Pour the mixture into the pan, keeping it as circular as possible. Fry for three to five minutes. Use a palette knife to flip the pancake over and cook it for a further three to five minutes, using the pan lid at intervals to trap the heat so it cooks through. Test to see if the pancake is ready by sticking a chopstick into the middle. If it comes out dry, then it is ready.

STEP 5

Once the pancake is cooked, add toppings to the top and flip over to finish cooking. Do not press down with a spatula or the pancake will not be light and fluffy. Cook for a further 3-4 minutes and remove from the pan when finished. Smooth with lashings of okonomiyaki sauce and mayonnaise sprinkle with bonito flakes, aonori seaweed, tenkasu tempura flakes and a portion of pickled ginger.

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