Japanese Okonomiyaki

Japanese Okonomiyaki


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About this recipe: 'Okonomi' means 'whatever you like' and 'yaki' means 'cook or fry.' Serve with your favourite sauce: sweet and sour, Tonkatsu, sweet chilli, etc.


Serves: 6 

  • 150g chopped cooked chicken
  • 100g thinly sliced pointed cabbage
  • 40g grated carrots
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 12 fresh green beans, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 small green pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1 small courgette, cut into thin strips
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 100g plain flour
  • 175ml chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a large bowl, mix chicken, cabbage, carrots, spring onions, green beans, green pepper and courgette. In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, flour, chicken stock and soy sauce. Pour egg mixture over chicken mixture and toss to thoroughly coat.
  2. Mix vegetable oil and sesame oil in a frying pan or griddle over medium heat. Scoop about 60ml of the mixture onto the pan, enough to make a 5cm circle. Cover and cook 4 minutes, or until bottom is golden brown. Flip and continue cooking 4 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain on kitchen roll.

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