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okonomiyaki Japanese pancakes recipe

This week's anime recipe is Okonomiyaki. It is a Japanese pancake stuffed with yummy goodness! 'Okonomi' means what you like and 'yaki' means grilled.So, let's get started!


1 cup all-purpose flour

⅔ cup water

4 cups chopped cabbage

6 strips cooked bacon, crumbled

2 eggs

1 sausage, diced, or more to taste (Optional)

½ cup chopped green onions

¼ cup cooked shrimp (Optional)

¼ cup shredded cheese (Optional)

¼ cup tenkasu (tempura pearls)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or to taste


2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon ketchup

1 teaspoon white vinegar

1 tablespoon panko bread crumbs, or to taste

1 teaspoon mayonnaise, or to taste


Step 1

Mix flour and water together in a bowl until smooth. Stir in cabbage, bacon, eggs, sausage, green onions, shrimp, cheese, and tenkasu.

Step 2

Preheat a griddle to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C); coat with oil. Pour in flour mixture in the shape of a pancake. Cook until golden brown, about 6 minutes per side. Transfer to a serving plate.

Step 3

Mix soy sauce, ketchup, and vinegar together in a small bowl to make okonomiyaki sauce. Drizzle over pancake. Garnish with panko and mayonnaise.

The best thing about Japanese Pancakes is that you can add anything you like and take out anything you do not like. If you try making this, please let us know, we would love to share you experience on our page.

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