5Kimchi & Beef Okonomiyaki (Pancake)
INGREDIENTS 50g cake flour 50g water A pinch of sea salt A pinch of dashi powder* 60g cabbage, chopped into small pieces 60g kimchi, drained and chopped into small pieces 1 egg 1 tbsp grapeseed oil 3 slices shabu shabu beef 1 to 2 tbsp okonomiyaki sauce or tonkatsu sauce* Japanese mayonnaise* A pinch of seaweed powder* 2 tbsp bonito flakes*
You may use any cooking oil for these recipes, but grapeseed
oil is recommended for its high antioxidant content and neutral taste.
DIRECTIONS 1 Combine the cake flour, water, sea salt, and dashi powder to make a batter. 2 Mix in the cabbage, kimchi and egg. 3 Heat the oil in a pan over low heat. Pour in the batter and top with the beef. 4 Cook for 3-5min, to brown the bottom of the okonomiyaki. Flip it over and cook for 3min until the beef is brown. 5 Cool, then wrap in aluminium foil and put it in the fridge. 6 At the office, reheat it in an oven toaster and top with the okonomiyaki sauce, mayonnaise, seaweed powder and bonito flakes. *All Japanese condiments in these recipes can be bought at Meidi-ya, #B1-50 Liang Court, tel: 6339-1111.