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Categories: Appetizers, Fish and shellfish

Seafood and Green Onion Pancakes (Pa Jun) With Dipping Sauce

Dear SOS: I would like to obtain a recipe from Woo Lae Oak in Beverly Hills. They serve fluffy seafood pancakes called Pa Jun that are served with a tangy dipping sauce, which my husband and I love so much. ... Read more

Total time: 50 minutes | Serves 6

Dipping sauce

  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced carrot
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 tablespoon finely chopped garlic

Step 1Combine the soy sauce, green onion, carrot, bell pepper, pepper flakes, sugar, oil and garlic in a bowl. Serve with the pancakes. Makes about 1/2 cup.

Pancakes

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pressed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 3 to 4 green onions, cut into 4-inch pieces, then sliced into long strips
  • 1/4 cup cooked, peeled bay shrimp
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced squid
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Step 1Combine the flour, potato starch, water, eggs, salt, garlic and sesame oil in a bowl. Mix well.

Step 2In a separate bowl, combine the green onions, shrimp, squid and green and red peppers. Gently mix into the flour mixture.

Step 3Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, then pour in the mixture and cook until both sides are golden and crispy, about 5 minutes a side. Cut into wedges and serve with dipping sauce.

Each serving with 1 tablespoon sauce:
186 calories; 795 mg sodium; 178 mg cholesterol; 8 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 18 grams carbohydrates; 10 grams protein; 0.82 gram fiber.
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