JAPCHAE ( KOREAN GLASS NOODLES / SWEET POTATO NOODLES)
Delicious colorful glass noodles stir fry with an assortment of colorful vegetables and meat , this recipe is a vegetarian one . also called cellophane noodles .
Servings Prep Time
4nos 12minutes
Cook Time
7minutes
Servings Prep Time
4nos 12minutes
Cook Time
7minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all sauce ingredients and stir well
  2. Thinly slice all vegetables .except spinach
  3. Blanch spinach in boiling water , it should wilt a bit .drain the spinach with cold water and wipe out excess water ,either in a colander or patting dry with paper towels .
  4. now thinly chop spinach leaves and sautee in some sesame oil and sesame seeds.add salt and some pepper. , keep aside .
  5. Meanwhile cook the noodles in a pot of boiling water as per packet instructions
  6. Within 6-7 minutes the noodles will cook , immediately add cold water to prevent sogginess.and drain . Chop the noodles into 6 inch long pieces with a knife .
  7. In a pan add some sesame oil ,,stir fry the drained cooled noodles on a high flame , till it looks transparent . keep tossing the skillet to prevent noodles from sticking to bottom .. remove and keep aside .
  8. Now toss the onion slices, scallions and other vegetables lightly in oil , add some pepper, salt , sesame seeds . add garlic, stir all vegetables till they are crisply cooked . keep aside .
  9. Add spinach and any sauce left over in a bowl , add all vegetables, noodles and mix gently .
  10. Adjust the seasonings and salt . Delicious Japchae is ready .