Korean Style Noodle (Jajang-myun)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Korean Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • Udon noodles - 18 oz
  • 4 tbsp - Jajang (Korean dark soybean paste)
  • 4 oz - chopped pork meat
  • 2 - onions
  • 4 oz - cabbage
  • 1/4 cup - cucumber
  • 2 tbsp - chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp - chopped ginger
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 5 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • For starch water: 2 tbsp - starch
  • 2 tbsp - water

How to Make Korean Style Noodle (Jajang-myun)

  • In a skillet, stir jajang and 4 tbsp oil over medium high heat for 3 mins.
  • Chop pork meat, and cut cabbage and onion into 1/3 inch cubes.
  • Boil udon noodle for about 4-5 mins and drain water.
  • On a skillet, stir fry garlic and ginger with1 tbsp oil.
  • Stir in chopped pork meat and keep cooking.
  • When pork is cooked, stir in onion and cabbage.
  • When everything is cooked, stir in cooked jajang, 1/2 cup water, and sugar.
  • Keep cooking until water boils vigorously.
  • Pour in starch water and stir till the gravy thickens.
  • In a big bowl, place Udon noodle, and pour jajang gravy and serve with sliced cucumbers on top.

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