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Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake)

Stephanie Llamas

"Okonomiyaki is a Japanese pancake stuffed with yummy goodness! 'Okonomi' means what you like and 'yaki' means grilled. The ingredients provided are the basic okonomiyaki recipe. Feel free to add any vegetables or other meats. Have fun playing with the ingredients!"
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37 m servings 509 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Mix flour and water together in a bowl until smooth. Stir in cabbage, bacon, eggs, sausage, green onions, shrimp, cheese, and tenkasu.
  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.
  3. Mix soy sauce, ketchup, and vinegar together in a small bowl to make okonomiyaki sauce. Drizzle over pancake. Garnish with panko and mayonnaise.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • For a spicy okonomiyaki sauce, add cayenne pepper.
  • Substitute crumbled saltine crackers for the panko bread crumbs if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 509 calories; 28.9 g fat; 34.2 g carbohydrates; 28 g protein; 164 mg cholesterol; 1645 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Okonomiyaki is such a comfort food for me because I grew up with it. There are two ways of making this dish -- the Kansai (Osaka) style and the Hiroshima style. This recipe is giving you the Kan...

never made it but it was the only thing that came up when i searched llama so that in itself gets five stars maybe one day i will try it

Love this recipe.

Would love to see a pic?