This seafood pancake originates from Busan in South Korea. A filling and easy-to-make snack, haemul pajeon is an all-time Korean favourite. It is made from a combination of seafood, usually mussels, shrimps, oysters,clams, squid and flour. It is an all-time Korean favourite and it has become a signature food for rainy days.
It gained international popularity when the Korean First Lady, Kim Yoon-Ok, cooked it for American veterans of the Korean War and their families in the US as a way for them to taste a sweeter and positive side of Korea.Mix batter thinly for a crisper texture and drain water from wet ingredients to avoid sogginess. For vegans, the seafood can be removed to make a healthy vegetarian snack.
Most people eat it with Makgeolli (rice beer). It can also be served with Miso soup or Kimchi for a hearty meal. Invite friends for an amazing afternoon with delicious Haemul pajeon and drinks.