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BCfresh Okonomiyaki

These Japanese-style pancakes are loaded with cabbage, green onions and bacon for a delicious savory treat. Okonomiyaki translates to “grill as you like it,” so add whatever you like to the batter and garnish with your favourite toppings.

BCfresh Okonomiyaki
Serves 6
These Japanese-style pancakes are loaded with cabbage, green onions and bacon for a delicious savory treat. Okonomiyaki translates to “grill as you like it,” so add whatever you like to the batter and garnish with your favourite toppings.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 cups (750 mL) finely shredded BCfresh Cabbage
  2. 3/4 cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour
  3. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  4. 1/2 cup (125 mL) low-sodium chicken broth or water
  5. 4 eggs
  6. 2 green onions, finely chopped
  7. 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  8. 2 tbsp (30 mL) pickled ginger, chopped
  9. 2 tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds
  10. 1/4 cup (60 mL) canola oil (approx.), for cooking
  11. 1/3 cup (75 mL) hoisin sauce
  12. 2 tbsp (30 mL) sriracha hot sauce
Instructions
  1. In large bowl, stir flour with salt. In separate bowl, whisk broth with eggs; whisk into flour mixture. Fold in cabbage, green onions, bacon, ginger and sesame seeds.
  2. In large non-stick skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium-high heat; add two ½ cup (125 mL) portions of batter to skillet, pressing down gently with spatula to flatten. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until bottom is browned. Flip over; cook for 5 or 6 minutes or until cooked through. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil to skillet as needed.
  3. Serve with hoisin sauce and hot sauce.
Notes
  1. You can also top with bean sprouts, dried bonito flakes, Japanese-style mayonnaise and/or Worcestershire sauce.
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