RECIPE
22 INGREDIENTS11 STEPS2HR 10MIN

Japchae (Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodles)

4.5
4 Ratings
Love This Recipe?
703 Saved
Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
GO TO BLOG
Japchae is a classic Korean dish that can be served as a side, main dish, or over rice. Stir-fried glass noodles with sliced beef, julienned carrots, vegetables and mushrooms, tossed in a sweet soy sauce dressing.

2HR 10MIN

Total Cooking Time

22

Ingredients
Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
GO TO BLOG
Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
Beef Marinade
8 oz
Rib Eye Steak , thinly sliced
New York or Sirloin
1 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
1/2 Tbsp
Sesame Oil
1 clove
Garlic , minced
Mushroom Marinade
2 1/2 cups
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
2 cups
Water
Noodles
1 lb
Sweet Potato Starch Noodles
1 Tbsp
Sesame Oil
Sweet Soy Sauce Mixture
1 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
1/2 Tbsp
Sesame Oil
Veggies and Others
2 Tbsp
Cooking Oil
1
Carrot , julienned
1
Small Onion , thinly sliced
1 clove
Garlic , minced
3 cups
Spinach Leaves
1 Tbsp
Toasted White Sesame Seeds
2 stalks
Scallions , chopped
1
Red Chili Pepper , sliced
ADD TO MY SHOPPING LIST

Directions

HIDE IMAGES
Step 1
Beef marinade: Mix Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp) , Brown Sugar (1 Tbsp) , Sesame Oil (1/2 Tbsp) , and Garlic (1 clove) . Pour over Rib Eye Steak (8 oz) and mix well to coat all slices of the beef. Allow to marinade in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
Step 2
Mushroom marinade: Fill a saucepan with the Dried Shiitake Mushrooms (2 1/2 cups) , Water (2 cups) , Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp) , and Granulated Sugar (1 1/2 Tbsp) . Heat over medium-high heat till it starts to boil. Turn off the heat, cover the saucepan and let it sit for about 1 hour. When the mushrooms are done marinating, discard the marinade liquid. Cut off the stems and slice the mushrooms into thin strips.
Step 3
Noodles: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Boil the Sweet Potato Starch Noodles (1 lb) for about 7 minutes or until al-dente. Pour into a colandar and thoroughly rinse in cold water. When all of the water has drained, pour Sesame Oil (1 Tbsp) over the noodles then toss till all of the noodles are coated.
Step 4
Prepare the sweet soy sauce mixture. Combine Soy Sauce (2 Tbsp) , Brown Sugar (1 Tbsp) , and Sesame Oil (1/2 Tbsp) .
Step 5
Heat up Cooking Oil (2 Tbsp) in a wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat.
Step 6
Stir-fry beef and mushrooms until cooked. Set aside.
Step 7
Stir-fry carrots and onions until just before the onion turns translucent. Set aside.
Step 8
Stir-fry Garlic (1 clove) and Spinach Leaves (3 cups) until spinach is wilted. Turn off the heat.
Step 9
Toss in the noodles as well as the sweet soy sauce mixture. Stir well to combine.
Step 10
Add the beef, mushrooms, Carrot (1) , Onion (1) , and Toasted White Sesame Seeds (1 Tbsp) . Toss to combine all ingredients.
Step 11
Transfer to a large serving bowl. Garnish with Scallions (2 stalks) and Red Chili Pepper (1) .

Share Your Comments

Tap to Rate:
Leave a comment

Tags

VIEW MORE TAGS
703 Saved
You're one smart cookie! 🍪
By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies by SideChef and our partners for analytics and personalized content. ACCEPT
Make cooking easy
Discover personalized recipes, organize your meal plans, shop ingredients, and cook with confidence alongside our FREE, step-by-step cooking app.