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Pan-fried Fishcake, Eomuk (Odeng) Bokkeum
어묵(오뎅) 볶음

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quick n easy
kid friendly
nut free
prep time: 
10 min
inactive time: 
0 min
cooking time: 
10 min
total time: 
20 min

Pan-fried fish cakes are a great quick way to add some protein and a kick to your dinner. Serve with rice and other vegetable side dishes. If you make it less salty, you can also enjoy it as a snack.

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11 ozFishcake, Eomuk or Odeng 어묵(오뎅) (any shape is ok)
Onion (Medium) 양파
½ Green Onion 파
Green Chili Pepper 풋고추 (optional)
½ Red Chili Pepper 붉은 고추 (optional)
1 tbsVegetable Oil 식용유
1 tbsSesame Seeds 깨 (optional)
2 tbsSugar 설탕
1 tbsGarlic (minced) 다진 마늘
1½ tbsSoy Sauce (regular) 왜간장
1 tbsGochugaru, Korean Hot Pepper Flakes 고추가루 (optional)
¼ tspBlack Pepper 후추

Optional Ingredients and Substitutions
Red and green chili peppers: You can use red and green peppers instead of chili peppers if you don't have them or want something less spicy.
Sesame Seeds: can be omitted.

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1. Wash

Wash all the vegetables thoroughly under running water.

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Wash vegetables

2. Cut

Slice onion.

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Slice onion

3. Cut

Chop green onion. Slice chili peppers diagonally.

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Chop green onion

Slice chili peppers

4. Sauté

Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Add onions and stir-fry it for 1 min.

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Preheat a frying pan

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  • 1 tbs vegetable oil

Add onions

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5. Add fishcakes

Add fishcakes and sauté for 3 min.

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Add fishcakes

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6. Add green onions, chili peppers

Add green onion and chili peppers and sauté for 2 min.

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  • green onion
  • chili peppers

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7. Season

Add 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of minced garlic, 1½ tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of gochugaru (red chili flakes) and ¼ teaspoon of black pepper. Sauté on medium heat for another minute.

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  • 2 tbs sugar
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 1½ tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs red chili flakes
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

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8. Serve

Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and enjoy!

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Sprinkle sesame seeds



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