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Korean Stir Fried Sweet Potato Noodles (Chapchae)

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Korean Stir Fried Sweet Potato Noodles (Chapchae)


Preparation: 

Total time: mins Serving: 4 Difficulty: 4


Ingredients: 

Photo* Name Amount Unit Description
sugar
sugar
sugar
sugar 1 tsp
soy sauce
soy sauce
soy sauce
soy sauce 3 tbsp
sesame oil
sesame oil
sesame oil
sesame oil 2 tbsp
sesame seeds
sesame seeds
sesame seeds
sesame seeds 1 little Sesame seeds (optional)
spinach
spinach
spinach
spinach 1 pound baby spinach, parboiled
carrot
carrot
carrot
carrot 2 xxx carrots, julienned
mushroom
mushroom
mushroom
mushroom 5 xxx 5 shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated if dried and then sliced
onion
onion
onion
onion 1 xxx 1 sweet onion, sliced into thin strips
salt
salt
salt
salt 1 dash
oil
oil
oil
oil 2 tbsp vegetable or olive oil
potato noodles
potato noodles
potato noodles
potato noodles 8 oz mung bean or sweet potato noodles
cloves garlic
cloves garlic
cloves garlic
cloves garlic 2 xxx cloves garlic, finely chopped
scallion
scallion
scallion
scallion 3 xxx scallions, chopped
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage 1 cup chopped Napa cabbage
beef
beef
beef
beef 6 oz beef or pork (optional)*

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Description: 

1. Cook noodles according to package directions. 2. In a large pan or wok over medium heat, heat vegetable (or olive) oil and 1 Tbsp sesame oil. 3. Add onion slices and garlic and sauté for about 1 minute. 4. Add rest of vegetables and cook for 4-5 minutes, until the vegetables are half-cooked and still a bit crispy. 5. Turn heat to low and add cooked noodles, meat (if using), soy sauce, sugar, and the remaining sesame oil. 6. Mix to combine and cook for another 2 minutes. 7. Add salt or more soy sauce if needed. 8. If using sesame seeds, add them at finish. In a pinch, chunks of rotisserie chicken, strips of egg, or fried tofu pieces are good protein additions.

Notes:  Chapchae is one of the most popular noodle dishes in Korea, and also seems to be the one that Westerners like best. The foundation of the dish is the mixture of the noodles, soy sauce, garlic, and ses

Article source: http://koreanfood.about.com/od/riceandnoodlerecipes/r/chapchae.htm;