Horizontal photo of Korean Green Onion Pancake being held with chopsticks while be dipped into small cup of sauce in front of plate filled with more pancakes

Green Onion Pancakes with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

  • 30 mins
  • 9 ingredients


  • 3 tbs sesame seeds
  • 4 tbs hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbs sesame oil
  • 6 green onions
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tbs cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 4 tbs peanut oil
  •  Heat a frying pan without oil and toast the sesame seeds until golden brown. About 3 minutes.
  • Mix the hoisin sauce with the sesame oil, then slice the green onions.
  • Whisk the flour, cornstarch, egg, sesame seeds, 2/3 of the green onion, salt and 2 cups of water to form a smooth batter.
  • In a frying pan, heat half the peanut oil and spoon batter into 3 inch circles.
  • Cook in batches using medium heat until golden brown and crisp. Repeat with the remaining batter adding more oil as needed.
  • Garnish with the remaining green onions and serve with the hoisin dipping sauce.

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