Noodle Okonomiyaki with bacon

A pancake topped with red sauce, mayo and green onions. With chopsticks.
Okonomiyaki literally means okonomi="what/how you like” yaki=“grilled". It’s typically a savoury pancake, a popular street food from Western Japan.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people


  • ½ cup self-raising flour
  • 6 free range eggs
  • 1 tbsp premium soy sauce
  • 200 g Trident Thin Style Egg Noodles
  • 3 rashers Farmland Streaky Bacon
  • 2 cups cabbage shredded
  • A handful bean sprouts
  • A handful Spring onions sliced thinly
  • Oil to fry

To dress


  • Fry bacon until crispy. Leave to rest on a paper towel and coarsely chop.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, eggs and soy sauce. Mix until smooth.
  • Add noodles, chopped bacon, cabbage, bean sprouts and Spring onions and combine until all ingredients are well coated in batter.
  • Heat some oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add a 1/4 of the pancake mixture to the pan and flatten until 1.5cm high. Cook for 4 minutes or until golden. When the pancake is set enough to flip, turn it upside down and cook a further 3 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Repeat until all pancakes are ready.
  • Drizzle with sweet chilli sauce and mayo, sprinkle with sesame seeds. Enjoy warm
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