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Vegetarian Japchae - these stir-fried Korean glass noodles (sweet potato noodles) are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and nutty. With a glossy sesame oils sheen and crunchy veggies, it’s quick to whip up as a weeknight dinner!

Vegetarian Japchae - Korean Stir Fried Glass Noodles

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! 

Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword vegan, vegetarian
Custom Category Dinner, International Cuisine, Lunch, Main Course
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 154 kcal
Author Aryav Bothra

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Add in your bell peppers, spinach, carrot, and bok choy. Sauté for 1-2 minutes until slightly browned.
  3. 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.

  4. Add in your boiled sweet potato noodles and mix gently until combined. Garnish with some sesame seeds and spring onions and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Japchae - Korean Stir Fried Glass Noodles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 527mg23%
Potassium 269mg8%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 3837IU77%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.