Vegan Japchae – these stir-fried Korean glass noodles are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and nutty. With a glossy sesame oil sheen and crunchy veggies, it’s quick to whip up as a weeknight dinner!
Japchae is a traditional Korean noodle dish made with these amazing sweet potato noodles (aka glass noodles). The main flavor comes from sesame seeds, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar, making for a heavenly combination of flavors.
Coming together in under 15 minutes, it’s an amazing treat to enjoy while binging your latest K-drama or to share with your family and friends!
WATCH HOW TO MAKE VEGAN JAPCHAE:
Japchae - these stir-fried Korean glass noodles (sweet potato noodles) are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and nutty. With a glossy sesame oil sheen and crunchy veggies, it’s quick to whip up as a weeknight dinner!
- 200 grams sweet potato noodles (glass noodles) , boiled
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 medium onions , chopped
- 3 cloves garlic , minced
- 1 cup mixed color bell peppers , chopped
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1/2 cup carrots , julienned
- 1/3 cup bok choy , optional
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tsp dark soy sauce
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tsp gochugaru (korean chili flakes) , or regular chili flakes
- 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
- salt , to taste
- black pepper , to taste
- 1/4 cup spring onions , for garnish
Heat your vegetable and sesame oil on medium heat in a large pan. Add in your onion and garlic, sautéing for 2-3 minutes until translucent.
Add in your bell peppers, spinach, carrot, and bok choy. Sauté for 1-2 minutes until slightly browned.
Add in your soy sauce, dark soy sauce, sugar, salt, gochugaru (or chili flakes), sesame seeds, and black pepper. Cook for 1 minute until well combined.
Add in your boiled sweet potato noodles and mix gently until combined. Garnish with some sesame seeds and spring onions and enjoy!
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