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Gluten Free Okonomiyaki Japanese Savoury Pancake

Indulge in the flavours of Japan with this gluten free Okonomiyaki recipe. A savory cabbage pancake packed with umami, this dish uses the Well and Good gluten free flour as a simple substitute for traditional wheat flour.

Finished with a drizzle of okonomiyaki sauce and a sprinkling of seaweed flakes, okonomiyaki is the classic Japanese comfort food. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!

If you’re looking to reduce the carbs, consider using our Seriously Low Carb SR flour.

Gluten Free Okonomiyaki Japanese Pancake

Makes: 2 x 22cm
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes each pancake

Ingredients

Gluten-Free Batter:

Vegetables:

  • 4 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 300g (3 cups) green cabbage, finely shredded
  • 100g (1 cup) shitake mushrooms, sliced thin
  • 100g (1 cup) carrot, shredded
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Garnish:

  • Okonomiyaki Sauce*
  • Kewpie Mayonnaise
  • Everything Bagel Seasoning
  • Seaweed Snack Sheets, crushed (or seaweed flakes)
  • Sushi Pickled Ginger

*Okonomiyaki Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons tomato sauce, gluten free
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce, gluten free
  • 1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce, gluten free

Method

  1. In a bowl, combine the Okonomiyaki sauce and set aside.
  2. In a separate very large bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the gluten-free batter until smooth. Set aside to rest for 15 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, finely slice and shred all the vegetables including the cabbage, mushrooms, carrot and green onions. Place the vegetables into the bowl with the batter and stir to combine well, making sure the batter is evenly distributed. Season with sea salt and pepper.
  4. Heat half the olive oil in a non-stick 20-22cm frying pan and add half the vegetable mixture. Press down with the back of a spoon so it fills the pan in an even and flat layer. Leave it to fry for 6 minutes over a medium heat or until set and golden. Carefully flip the pancake over and cook a further 6 more minutes.
  5. Place onto a large plate and drizzle with Okonomiyaki sauce, Kewpie mayonnaise, seaweed flakes, everything bagel seasoning and sushi pickled ginger.

Okonomiyaki Japanese Pancake Recipe

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