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Japchae

Yields3 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

INGREDIENTS
 250 g sweet potato noodles ($2.25)
 2 cloves garlic (minced) ($0.056)
 ½ carrot (32g, julienned) ($0.0576)
 1 red bell pepper (julienned) ($0.99)
 ½ yellow onion (sliced) ($0.114)
 50 g shiitake mushrooms (sliced) ($0.916)
 20 g baby spinach ($0.068)
 2 stalks spring onions (matchsticks) ($0.20)
 5 tsp oil ($0.195)
MEAT
 100 g beef slices ($1.50)
 2 tsp mirin ($0.109)
 2 tsp light soya sauce ($0.056)
SAUCE
 3 tbsp light soya sauce ($0.252)
 1 tbsp sugar ($0.019)
 1 tbsp sesame oil ($0.134)
 ½ tsp pepper ($0.0455)
DIRECTIONS
1

Marinate the beef slices with mirin and light soya sauce. Set aside.

2

In a frypan, heat 1 tbsp (3 tsp) of oil. Add garlic, red bell pepper and carrots and stir fry for a while. Then add onions and stir fry till translucent. Lastly, add mushrooms, spinach and spring onions and stir fry until spinach is wilted. Remove from pan.

3

In a clean frypan, heat 2 tsp of oil. Add marinated beef slices and stir fry till cooked. Remove from pan.

4

In a saucepot, bring water to a boil and add 250g of sweet potato noodles. Cook for about 6-7 minutes until noodles are soft but slightly chewy. Remove from pot.

5

Add the noodles, stir-fried vegetables and meat into a big bowl. Add the sauce and mix everything together. Add more soya sauce and sugar if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 3