Kim Chee Potato Cakes


Korean-Style kim chee, potato pancakes using Hawaii’s favorite Halm’s kim chee and making a simple sauce using Halm’s new Korean poke sauce or sriracha.

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Kim Chee Potato Cakes

Make easy Korean-Style kimchee, potato pancakes using Hawaii's favorite Halm's kimchee and new Korean poke sauce or sriracha at Cooking Hawaiian Style.
Posted By: S. Park
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Korean
Calories 1149 kcal


  • 3 large potatoes shoestring cut
  • 1/2 cup Halms kim chee chopped
  • 1/3 cup plain flour
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper
  • Oil for frying


  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2-3 tablespoons halms korean poke sauce or sriracha


  • Peel the potatoes, cut into thin shoe strings and soak in lightly salted water for 5-10 minutes.
  • Cut kim chee into small pieces being careful not to lose the liquid.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add kim chee, flour, salt, pepper.
  • Remove shoestring potatoes from the salt water, pat dry and add to mixture. Add enough water to form a pancake batter consistency.  You can also add green onion to batter or garnish with green onions.
  • Heat oil in frying pan over medium-high heat in about 1/2" of oil.
  • When the oil is hot, spoon ¼ cup of mixture per pancake into frying pan. Cook two sides until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with sauce on the side (optional).


  • Mix mayonnaise with sriracha or halms korean poke sauce, chill and serve on the side.


Calories: 1149kcalCarbohydrates: 232gProtein: 28gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 2671mgPotassium: 4847mgFiber: 26gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 157IUVitamin B1: 1mgVitamin B5: 4mgVitamin C: 238mgCalcium: 167mgIron: 12mg
Keyword potato recipes, potato cakes, korean recipes, korean food recipe, potato pancakes
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