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How to make Okonomiyaki (so easy even a college student can make it!)
Okonomiyaki is easy to make! Follow the recipe below and you too can enjoy this great meal even in your college dorm!
INGREDIENTS (To Make 2)
Okonomiyaki Flour (or substitute) 1 cup
Water (or Chicken stock) 2/3 cup
Eggs (or Egg substitute) 2 (or 1/2 cup)
Cabbage, cut into 3cm x 3ml strips 4 cups
Green Onions/ chive, thinly sliced diagonally 2 stalks
Bacon, cut into 3" pieces 6 strips
Aonori (Seaweed Flakes)
Katsuobushi (Bonito Flakes)
THINGS YOU’LL NEED
Okonomiyaki Flour Substitutes: If you don't have Okonomiyaki Flour, you can substitute all-purpose flour and then also add some yam starch or rice flour to make the batter more sticky.
Okonomi Sauce Substitutes: If you don't have Okonomi sauce on hand you can make your own.
Mix 3 tbs of ketchup, with 1 tbs of Worcestershire sauce, with 1 tsp of Soy Sauce.
1)So start off with a large bowl (or large pot if you don’t have a bowl) whisk together Okonomiyaki Flour and Water until smooth
2)Next, add Eggs, Cabbage, and Onions and mix, but don't over mix.
3)Add oil onto the griddle that has been heated to 200C (400F) and add Okonomiyaki mixture divided into two pancakes.
4)Using a spatula flatten and form pancakes until around 3/4"thick
5) Add Bacon pieces to cover top of each pancake.
6) After about 3 minutes, flip over pancake (bacon side down) and cook for 4 minutes.
7) Flip pancake again (bacon side up) and cook for 3 minutes or until browned (and cooked through)
8) Remove to plate and drizzle with mayonnaise, Okonomi sauce and sprinkle with Aonori and Katsuobushi.(if you found some)
Eat up and enjoy!