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Silken Jewel: Japchae Delight


About the Dish:

Japchae is a popular Korean dish made with glass noodles (made from sweet potato starch), various vegetables, and thinly sliced beef. The noodles are stir-fried with a savory sauce made from soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar, giving it a deliciously sweet and savory flavor. This dish is often served as a side dish or as a main course.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 600mg
Total Carbohydrates 50g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Protein 15g


Ingredient Quantity
Glass noodles 200g
Beef (thinly sliced) 200g
Spinach 150g
Carrot (julienne) 1 large
Onion (sliced) 1 medium
Bell pepper (sliced) 1 medium
Garlic (minced) 3 cloves
Soy sauce 3 tablespoons
Sesame oil 2 tablespoons
Sugar 1 tablespoon

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Cook the glass noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water to prevent sticking. Set aside.
  • Step 2: In a large pan or wok, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Step 3: In the same pan, add more oil if needed and sauté the garlic until fragrant. Add the onion, carrot, and bell pepper. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  • Step 4: Add the spinach and cook until wilted. Return the beef to the pan.
  • Step 5: In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar until well combined. Pour the sauce over the ingredients in the pan and stir to coat everything evenly.
  • Step 6: Add the cooked glass noodles to the pan and toss everything together until well combined and heated through.
  • Step 7: Serve hot and enjoy!

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