Recipe of the month-Japchae
Japchae, Korean style noodles with mixed vegetables
This is a popular dish for parties, potlucks, and sometimes a one-dish meal.
4 oz Dangmyeon (Mung bean or potato noodles )
3 Shitake mushroom
4 Oyster mushroom
1 Bell pepper
1/2 Bunch spinach
3 Cloves of crushed garlic
Vegetable oil for stir-fry vegetables
Roasted sesame seeds
Soak dangmyeon in water for 30 min.
Julienne mushrooms, onion, bell pepper and stir-fry them separately. (Add 1-2 tsp of vegetable oil and a dash of salt)
Blanch spinach and rinse with cold water. Squeeze out water and cut to 2" long. And season with salt, pepper, and sesame oil.
Cook dangmyeon in boiling water with 2 TBS soy sauce and 1 tsp vegetable oil for 8-10 min.
Drain noodles and add sesame oil (1-2 tsp), sugar ( 1tsp) and soy sauce (1 TBS) and mix well.
In a medium heat pan, add 2 tsp vegetable oil and crushed garlic.
When garlic turns brown, add dangmyeon and other ingredients.
Mix them well and season with soy sauce, sesame oil, pepper, and roasted sesame seeds. Enjoy!