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Korean Noodles In Black Bean Sauce

  Cabbage 1⁄2
  Potato 1
  Onion 2 Medium
  Cucumber 1⁄2 (For Garnish)
  Pork belly/Other fatty part 250 Gram
  Black bean paste 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 Cup To Fry The Paste, Remaining Try Stir Fry Other Ingredients)
  Potato starch 3 Tablespoon (Can Be Replace With Flour)
  Water 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon (For Starch Mix)
  Korean jajang noodles 200 Gram
  Beef broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Yellow pickled radish 1⁄2
  Onion 1⁄4
  Beef 250 Gram
  Onion 1
  Garlic 5
  Green onions 3
  Korean radish 1⁄4 Small
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)

Make beef broth. Add beef, onion, garlic, green onions, Korean radishes in cold water and boil for 30 minutes

Chop all vegetables. Julienne cucumber for garnish.

Cut pork belly into bite sizes.

Fry black bean paste in vegetable oil on low heat for 10 min. (1:1 ratio, *pre-heat the oil first)
Drain all the oil out in a strainer

Cook pork belly with a little bit of vegetable oil on medium heat.

Add onions and potatoes and cook for another 5 min. (Add more oil if needed)

Add cabbages and cook until they die down in volume.

Add the fried black bean sauce and mix well.

Add 6 cups of beef broth and bring it to boil.

Mix potato starch with cold water. (1:1.5 ratio) Make sure there is no chunk.
Add 4 spoons of starch mix on low heat.

Stir continuously unit it thickens and take it off the heat.

Cook noodles in boiling water for 10-15 min or until it's cooked through. Wash in cold water and drain well.

Place noodles in a bowl. Top with the sauce.

Garnish with cucumber. *optional: Add a fried egg on top.

Optional: On the side, you can serve sliced yellow pickled radish (add a little bit of vinegar on top and sliced onions.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
This is a very delightful dish that every Korean loves. It's quite different from Chinese version of black bean noodles. Watch, learn from this video and then try it. It won't disappoint you. Cheers to the authentic taste of Jjajangmyun a.k.a Noodles in Black Bean Sauce.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 501 Calories from Fat 217

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.2%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.5 mg17.5%

Sodium 2284.4 mg95.2%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.7%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 27 g54.6%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 60.6%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 14.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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