Health & Nutrition

MasterChef Tommy Pham’s Korean Jeon

Our Food Ambassador, MasterChef Tommy Pham, shares a great family recipe - Korean Jeon, aka crispy, savoury, vegetable fritters!
MasterChef Tommy Pham’s Korean Jeon MasterChef Tommy Pham’s Korean Jeon

 

Tommy’s Korean Jeon

Our very own Food Ambassador MasterChef Tommy Pham hosted a live cooking workshop for Only About Children families and his followers cooking Korean Jeon.  You can re-watch the cooking workshop on Tommy’s Instagram account here.

Or simply follow the ingredients & recipe below!

Ingredients

Fritters:

  • 1 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 4 tbsp potato starch or corn starch
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup cold water + more if required
  • 1 carrot julienned
  • 1 zucchini julienned
  • 1 potato peeled julienned
  • 1 bunch green onion cut in half
  • Neutral oil for frying

Dipping Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp soy
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil

Equipment required:

  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl
  • Measuring spoon
  • Non-stick pan
  • Ladle
  • Spatula
  • Plate
  • Paper towels

Recipe

  1. Julienne / grate your favourite vegetables
  2. Mix the flour, starch, baking powder and salt together
  3. Add the garlic and water into the mix and stir until smooth (add more water if needed)
  4. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat
  5. Mix the veggies in with your batter mix
  6. Pour a ladle (1/2 cup) of batter into the pan
  7. Cook until the bottom layer is golden (4 mins)
  8. Flip fritter and cook until golden, remove fritter from pan and onto a plate lined with paper towels
  9. Repeat process for remaining batter and vegetables
  10. For the dipping sauce combine ingredients in a small bowl and mix evenly

For information on our Only About Children Food Ambassador, MasterChef Tommy Pham, click here.

Learn more great recipes from MasterChef Tommy Pham:

Tommy’s Easy Pho with Vegetable Noodles 

Tommy’s Sushi Roll Workshop 

Tommy’s Wholemeal, Spinach and Mango Pancakes

Tommy’s All Banana & Berry Ice Blocks 

Tommy’s Carrot Mac & Cheese with Zucchini 

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