Appetizer / Salad

haemul pajeon

Pajeon is a variety of jeon with green onions as its prominent ingredient , wheat flour, rice flour, green onions, and often other additional ingredients depending on the variety. Beef, pork, kimchi, shellfish, and other seafood are mostly used. If one of these ingredients, such as squid, dominates the jeon, the name will reflect that ;
Oh jing uh jeon is ’squid jeon’

Pajeon is usually recognized by the highly visible green onions. It is similar to a chinese green onion pancake in appearance but is lees dense in texture and not made from a dough. It is not to be confused with bindaetteok, which is a mung bean pancake.

Seafood pajeon is called haemul pajeon. Various seafood are used in the batter and topping, eg oysters, shrimp, squid, clams.