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Korean Potato Glass Noodle Japchae 잡채



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  • 200~250 g dried sweet potato starch glass noodle 당면, soak for 2-3 hours in cold water
  • 20 g Dried Shiitake Mushrooms, soak for 10 min in hot water
  • 150 g Handful baby spinach, washed
  • 1 Medium Carrot, julienne
  • 1 smaill onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum, sliced
  • 500 g Boiling water


  • 6~8 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4~6 tbsp sugar
  • 2~4 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 garlic, minced
  • 1~2 heaped tablespoons sesame seeds

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.Soak noodles in cold water for 2~3 hours then drain.

    2.Soak Shiitake mushroom in hot water for 10 minutes and squeeze excess water.

    3.Prepare the rest of the vegetables as directed.

    4.Add boiling water into a bowl

    5.Add soaked noodles in the busket and drizzle with 3 tbsp Soy sauce(adding for colour) and 1 tbsp Sesame oil and 1 minced garlic. Gently fold through.

    6.Place onions and carrots at the lower layer and the rest of vegetables on top layer of the Varoma, except baby spinach.

    7.Cook for 14 min/Varoma/Speed2

    8.Add baby spinich in Varoma for 1 min/Varoma/Speed 2

    9.Place all the noodles and vegetables in a large bowl. (Be careful all the ingredients are HOT) Gently fold through with rest of the seasoning.

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You can find Dried Sweet Potato starch/ Glass noodle at any Asian grocery shop or Coles in Sydney.

-Great vegeterian dish or add Bulgogi, beef or pork.

-Japchae is gluten free dish and sweet potato has no fat or calories. Great for diet when you make it in Varoma.

- It is ok to lose some sauce when you drizzle on soaked noodles in the simmering basket. Its just for colouring the noodles.

-You can eat this on its own or have it with boiled rice. Serve cold or hot.

-You can boil dried noodles according to the packet instead of soaking.

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  • Wardrobe-angel thanks for your comment. I shall...

    Submitted by Lina Wilkie on 24. February 2017 - 11:16.

    Wardrobe-angel thanks for your comment. I shall try salmon too.

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  • A nice and easy recipe for beginners to try Korean...

    Submitted by Wardrobe-angel on 14. January 2017 - 15:00.

    A nice and easy recipe for beginners to try Korean food. I steamed some salmon fillets in the top tray of the varoma at the same time to serve with the noodles.

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