Kimchi Pancakes (Kimchi Jun)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I buy kimchi by the gallon at our local Korean market, but you can even buy it at Walmart on the fresh vegetable isle. These are great as a snack or part of a Korean dinner. Be sure to dip them in a good soy sauce dipping sauce! YUM!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, water and salt together and combine with the rest of the ingredients to create a thick "pancake" batter.
  2. Heat 2 Tablespoons oil. Place 1/4 of the batter in the pan to form a pancake. Fry until both sides are golden. Reduce heat to low and cook all the way through.
  3. Repeat with remaining portions.
Most Helpful

This was surprisingly delicious. I changed a bit by combining two recipes, but this was my predominant one. I used one third corn starch rather than all flour to get these crispier, and added some chicken breast franks to make them more a main dish than a side. I didn't have kim chi, but I used a home made spicy pickled cabbage I'd had in the fridge from some hair-brained "make me this cause it's like deep space nine" recipe my husband wanted to try then didn't care for. ;-) Will definitely be getting real kim chi to try this again. Thanks for sharing.

Queen Roachie July 22, 2013

Really easy and tasty recipe. Thanks for posting. I'll make this again.

zaar junkie November 10, 2009

I LOVE kimchi pancakes and always meant to make them myself, but never knew how. These were delicious... I will definitely be making them again! Thanks!!

lgcoffin October 19, 2008