Savory And Sweet: A Delicious Japchae Recipe To Try At Home

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Japchae Recipe

Japchae, also known as Korean glass noodles, is a popular and delicious dish made with sweet potato noodles, vegetables, and meat. The dish is typically seasoned with soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar, giving it a savory and slightly sweet flavor profile. Here is a classic Japchae recipe to get you started:

Classic Japchae Recipe


– 200g sweet potato noodles
– 1 carrot, julienned
– 1 red bell pepper, julienned
– 1 onion, thinly sliced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 200g spinach
– 200g beef, thinly sliced
– 2 tbsp soy sauce
– 1 tbsp sugar
– 2 tbsp sesame oil
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Toasted sesame seeds for garnish


Japchae (Stir-fried Glass Noodles) Recipe - Korean Bapsang
Japchae (Stir-fried Glass Noodles) Recipe – Korean Bapsang

1. Cook the sweet potato noodles according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
2. In a large skillet, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion, and cook until fragrant.
3. Add the beef and cook until browned. Season with soy sauce, sugar, salt, and pepper.
4. Add the carrots, bell pepper, and spinach to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
5. Add the cooked sweet potato noodles to the skillet and toss everything together.
6. Drizzle with sesame oil and toss to combine.
7. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds before serving.

This classic Japchae recipe is sure to impress your family and friends with its delicious flavors and beautiful presentation. Feel free to customize the dish with your favorite vegetables and protein for a unique twist on this traditional Korean dish.