Various vegetables and meat are stir-fried then mixed with glass noodles. Japchae is commonly served on birthday or holiday dinners.
80g glass noodles, 30g beef (top round or
sirloin) (sub.: pork, chicken, shrimp, squid,
etc.), (beef seasoning: 1 tsp soy sauce, 1/2
1 tsp sesame oil, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 1 shiitake mushroom (sub.: any mushroom), 30g zucchini, 20g carrot
Condiments 2 tbsp soy sauce, 1 tsp brown sugar, 2 tbsp vegetable oil, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 150ml water, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp sesame seed
① Boil noodles on high heat for 5 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain. Set aside.
② Pre-season beef (thin strips or ground beef) and cook quickly over high heat.
③ Julienne mushroom, zucchini and carrot and cook each ingredient separately in oiled pan.
④ Make seasoning sauce.
⑤ In a pan, bring 4 to a boil then add the noodles. Simmer until noodles absorb all the sauce then remove from heat.
⑥ Add beef, vegetables, sesame oil and sesame seeds to 5 and mix.