Jap Chae (Korean noodle dish)

Also spelled as Jap Chae, Chab Chae, Chap Chae.

I have been a bad, bad blogger. I promise to post a lot of recipes this week! I made this for dinner tonight (after having it 3 times in the past week at 2 different Korean restaurants). This Korean noodly dish is sweet and savory, but very light – the noodles I used are yam noodles that are low in calories but high in fiber and nutrients. This is definitely my favorite Korean dish (followed closely by Bi Bim Bap), and I hope you’ll give it a try.

Bobby says: “It was delicious and I loved it. I especially love those noodles.”

Jap Chae (Korean noodle dish)

7-8 ouce pack of Shirataki noodles
2-3 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
1 cup sliced carrot
1/2 cup chopped zucchini
3-4 cups chopped kale
3-4 slices thin sliced tofurkey/turkey
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar

1. Boil the Shirataki in 1.5 cups of water for 8-10 minutes. Rinse and drain.
2. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large non-stick skillet. Add the onion and saute until it starts to turn translucent (3-4 minutes).
3. Add the carrots and zucchini. Reduce heat to medium and continue to saute for 3-4 minutes.
4. Add the kale and tofurkey/turkey. Saute for 3-4 more minutes.
5. Mix together the soy sauce and sugar. Add this to the sauteed veggies and mix well.
6. Add the drained Shirataki noodles and saute for another 2-3 minutes.
7. Serve plain or with rice.


2 Comments on Jap Chae (Korean noodle dish)

  1. Jude
    13 August, 2008 at 4:37 am (8 years ago)

    I love chap chae – the firm chewy texture of the noodles is always so satisfying.

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