Vietnamese Okonomiyaki - Bánh Xèo

Vietnamese Okonomiyaki - Bánh Xèo

This is a Vietnamese-style okonomiyaki with lots of vegetables, pork and shrimp. If you serve it with chili sauce, it's so delicious you'll become addicted.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
100 g
8 to 10
Bean sprouts
1 bag (200 g)
Salt and pepper
to taste
85 g
●Plain white flour
15 g
1/2 teaspoon
a small amount
150 ml
Sweet chilli sauce (store bought)
to taste


1. Cut the pork into easy to eat pieces. De-shell and devein the shrimp, and cut into easy to eat pieces. Cut the onion into wedges.
2. Rinse the bean sprouts lightly and drain in a sieve.
3. Mix the ● ingredients together.
4. Heat up a pan, add the pork and stir fry. Add the shrimp and stir fry until it changes color.
5. Add onions and continue stir frying.
6. Add bean sprouts, stir fry some more and season with salt and pepper.
7. Transfer half of the contents of the pan to a bowl or plate.
8. Spread out the rest evenly in the pan. Pour in half the batter from step 3, cover with a lid and cook over medium heat.
9. When the edges are cooked, fold it over in half and brown both sides. Make another okonomiyaki with the remaining ingredients.Transfer to serving plates and serve with side vegetables and chilli sauce.

Story Behind this Recipe

I recreated the flavor of the bánh xèo I had in Vietnam.