Green chili pancake (gochujeon)

Posted in Korean on February 29, 2012



http://www.maangchi.com/recipe/gochujeon
Authentic Korean south sea ("Namhae") pancake made with green chili peppers and served with rice.

Gochujeon 1
Ingredients (for 2- 4 servings):
Green chili peppers, onion, fish sauce, flour, water, vegetable oil
See ingredients pictures on my website: http://www.maangchi.com/ingredients

Directions:
1. Place 1 cup of chopped green chili pepper and 2 tbs chopped onion into a bowl.
2. Add ½ cup flour, ½ cup water, and 1 tbs fish sauce.
3. Mix well.
4. Heat up a non-stick pan and add some vegetable oil or olive oil.
5. Add the mixture to the heated pan and spread it thinly.
6. Cook a few minutes until the bottom of the pancake turns golden brown and crispy.
7. Turn it over with spatula or flip it. Add more oil to make it even crispier if you want. If you add more oil, shake the pan and tilt it so that the oil spreads underneath the pancake.
8. A few minutes later, when the bottom of the pancake is crispy and golden brown, flip or turn it over again.
9. Transfer it to a cutting board and cool it down.
10. Cut into bite size pieces and put it on a plate.
11. Serve with rice.

Gochujeon 2
Ingredients (for 2-4 servings):
chicken breast, garlic, salt, green chili peppers, onions, fish sauce, flour, water, vegetable oil
See ingredients pictures on my website: http://www.maangchi.com/ingredients

Directions:
1. Boil chicken breast (about ½ cup's worth), 3 cloves of garlic, ¼ of a medium onion, and 1 tbs salt in 5 cups of water until the chicken is cooked well.
2. Drain the chicken and squeeze out any excess water.
3. Tear it into little strips and set aside.
4. Place 1 cup of chopped green chili pepper and 2 tbs chopped onion into a bowl.
5. Add ½ cup flour, ½ cup water, 1 tbs fish sauce, and the cooked chicken.
6. Mix well.
7. Heat up a non-stick pan and add some vegetable oil or olive oil.
8. Add the mixture to the heated pan and spread it thinly.
9. Cook a few minutes until the bottom of the pancake turns golden brown and crispy.
10. Turn it over with spatula or flip it. Add more oil to make it even crispier if you want. If you add more oil, shake the pan and tilt it so that the oil spreads underneath the pancake.
11. A few minutes later, when the bottom of the pancake is crispy and golden brown, flip or turn it over again.
12. Transfer it to a serving plate.
13. Serve with rice.

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