Okonomiyaki Burgers

Okonomiyaki Burgers

  • Serves 2-3
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Enjoy BBQ season a whole new way with this Okonomiyaki Burger recipe. Okonomiyaki are made by combining seasoned savoury flour, cabbage, and assorted meat and vegetable toppings and cooking them like pancakes. This recipe calls for smaller versions of this Japanese restaurant favourite, which are never-the-less still best served with okonomiyaki sauce and QP mayonnaise.


• 150g shredded cabbage
• 120ml water
• 100g okonomiyaki flour
• 1 egg
• 40g melty cheese
• 1 tsp vegetable oil
• cooked bacon, prawns or other favourite okonomiyaki additions
• tomato ketchup or japanese brown sauce
• bread rolls
• salad

How To Prepare

  1. Finely cut the cabbage and chop any extra ingredients into bite sized pieces. If you’re not sure what you’d like in your okonomiyaki, take a look at our Osaka Style Okonomiyaki Savoury Pancake and Hiroshima Okonomiyaki style okonomiyaki recipes.

  2. In a bowl add the okonomiyaki flour, egg and water. You may want to adjust the ratio of flour and water or vegetable juice a little, depending on the brand of okonomiyaki flour you use. Mix well. Add the cabbage and melty cheese, then stir again.

  3. Warm up your hot plate or frying pan with a little oil. Pour on the okonomiyaki batter in roughly burger sized circles. Cook for around 3 minutes on one side, then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes on the reverse.

  4. Top with the rest of the cheese and any other condiments or garnishes you like, such as brown sauce, and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Pop in a bread roll with some salad.

Tips and Information

• You can use vegetable juice instead of water if you like, to make the batter more flavourful.