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Okonomiyaki Recipe : How to Make Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き)

  • Author: Seonkyoung Longest
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x


  • 1 cup All pour pose flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 3/4 cup Dashi broth (Click HERE for the recipe)
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. Nagaimo, Japanese mountain yam (Optional)
  • 5 cups Green cabbage, cut into 1/2” pieces
  • 2 Green onions, chopped
  • 4 oz. Small shrimp, if it’s large size, cut into bit sizes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Tbs. Cooking oil
  • 6 of thin slices pork belly (6 oz.) (You can substitute bacon)

For Sauce

For Garnish

  • Aonri, Japanese dried green seaweed powder
  • Katsuobushi, dried & smoked bonito plakes
  • Chopped green onion


  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt. Add in dash broth, and whisk until smooth and no rumps.
  2. Stir in Nagaimo, cabbage, green onion, shrimp and egg.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat; add oil and swirl to coat. Add half of okonomiyaki batter and spread evenly about 1” thick. Cover with a lid and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Place pork belly slices on top of okonomiyaki and carefully flip it over. Cover with a lid and cook additional 5 minutes or until okonomiyaki is all the way cooked through.
  5. Remove from heat and repeat with remaining ingredients.
    Brush okonomiyai with okonomi sauce, top with Japanese mayonnaise and then sparkle with Aonori, Katsuobushi and chopped green onion.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins