Japchae

Easy Korean Glass Noodle Recipe

by beyondkimchee.com

Japchae is a popular Korean glass noodle stir-fry made with sweet potato noodles and a variety of vegetables.  This recipe is vegan or vegetarian adaptable, and gluten-free.

About

Soak glass noodles

1

Soak Korean glass noodles in hot water for 15 minutes, then drain and set aside.

Season Beef

2

Slice beef (or pork) into thin match sticks and season with soy sauce, sugar, and rice wine; set aside.

Make Japchae Sauce

3

In a mixing bowl, combine all the japchae sauce ingredients and mix well; set aside.

Stir-fry vegetables

4

Stir-fry onion, carrot, pepper with salt until soft. Add sliced shiitake mushrooms and continue to stir-fry.

Stir-fry beef

5

Stir-fry the reserved beef until fully cooked. You will see the meat juice coming out from the meat.

Combine veges and meat

6

Transfer the meat to the large plate with the reserved vegetables, reserving the juice in the pan.

Pour Sauce to Noodles

7

Add the glass noodles to the meat juice in the pan and coat them well. Pour in the japchae sauce.

cook noodles in sauce

8

Let the noodles cook until soft and the sauce is mostly absorbed into the noodles.

Toss Japchae together

9

Add the vegetables and meat back to the pan over the noodles. Add sesame seeds, sesame oil and toss all together.

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LEVEL

PREP TIME

Cook TIme

6 servings

Intermediate

15 minutes

35 minutes

Japchae

Easy Korean Glass Noodles

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