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korean glass noodles w beef & veggies (japchae)

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Years ago I worked with a little Korean woman who made the best japchae. I loved it so much she would make it for me and bring it to work. It was awesome

yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For korean glass noodles w beef & veggies (japchae)

  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 2 tsp
    shaoxing wine
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 tsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • BEEF
  • 4 oz
    rib steak sliced thinly
  • 4 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    shiitake mushrooms stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 c
    fresh spinach leaves packed tightly
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 tsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1 sprig
    onion diced
  • 1 md
    carrot julienned
  • 1/2
    red bell pepper sliced
  • 8 oz
    cellophane noodles
  • 1 lg
    egg separated
  • 1 Tbsp
    each black sesame seeds and toasted sesame oil

How To Make korean glass noodles w beef & veggies (japchae)

  • 1
    Mix the ingredients together for marinade together. Mix in the rib steak and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In a separate bowl mix the sauce ingredients together and set aside.
  • 3
    Take 1 tbsp of sauce and mix it with the mushroom and set aside.
  • 4
    Blanch the spinach in boiling water for 8 seconds. Drain. Rinse in cold water. Season it with salt, garlic, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  • 5
    Cook the noodles according to package directions. Drain. Rinse in cold water. Toss the noodles in the sauce mix.
  • 6
    Add 2 tbsp oil to large skillet or wok. Add the egg white and cook until done. Remove to cutting board. Do the same with the egg yolk. Slice into strips.
  • 7
    Add more oil to pan and saute the onion and cook until translucent. Add the red bell pepper and carrots. Cook 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook 4 minutes. Add the beef and cook 1 minutes. Stir in the noodles and spinach. Cook 2 minutes. Add the black sesame seeds and sesame oil. Garnish with the egg sliced

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