Pan Fried Daikon Cake


This daikon cake recipe is a unique and tasty way to enjoy daikon radish. These crispy, savory cakes are like an Asian twist on a modified latke recipe. If you like spiciness and the bitter taste of radish, you'll love this recipe. If not, give it a try anyway. Great dipped in ketchup, sour cream, miso mayo, jam, or whatever floats your boat.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 ½ cups grated daikon radish

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ red onion, chopped

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • ½ cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ½ teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha®)

  • 1 ½ cups vegetable oil for frying


  1. Place daikon in a large bowl and sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  2. Drain daikon. Stir in garlic, onion, egg, bread crumbs, pepper, paprika, and chili garlic sauce; mix well. Form into 8 patties.

  3. Pour oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Fry patties in hot oil until firm and nicely brown, about 3 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels.

Editor's Note

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

162 Calories
10g Fat
14g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 162
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 1434mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 11mg 56%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 149mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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