Kimchi Jun (Kimchi Patty)


This is fantastic way to use up any kimchi you may have sitting in your refrigerator. This is an easy starter for any dinner party.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • 2 cups chopped kimchi

  • ½ yellow onion, sliced

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or as needed

Dipping Sauce:

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • ½ teaspoon sesame seeds

  • ½ teaspoon Korean red pepper powder

  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil


  1. Mix kimchi and onion together in a large bowl; add flour and mix well for 1 minute. Pour water over kimchi mixture and stir until batter is evenly combined.

  2. Heat a skillet over medium heat; add about 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Scoop about 1/4 cup batter into the hot skillet, creating a pancake that is 1/4-inch thick; flatten and smooth the edges using a spatula. Cook pancake for 3 minutes; flip, pressing lightly, and cook for 2 minutes more. Repeat with remaining vegetable oil and batter.

  3. Whisk green onion, soy sauce, sesame seeds, red pepper powder, and sesame oil together in a bowl; serve alongside pancake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

242 Calories
5g Fat
43g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 242
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 959mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 43mg 217%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 323mg 7%

* 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.