Vegetarian Jajang Myeon (Noodles w Black Bean Sauce)
1 300 gram package of chunjang paste (jajang myeon sauce)
1 package of kalguksu noodles (or jajangmyeon noodles if available)
2 potatoes or sweet potatoes, diced
2 carrots, diced
1 zucchini, diced
1 onion, diced
1 cup corn
2 tbsp cornstarch + ½ cup cold water
½ cup cold water
2 tbsp oyster sauce
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
cucumber, julienned (optional for garnish/topping)
In a large wok or frying pan, bring 4 cups of water to a rapid boil.
Add minced garlic and chunjang paste, mix thoroughly until paste is fully dissolved.
Next add all the vegetables to the mix, cooking on medium heat for about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring another pot to a boil. Cook the noodles according to package directions.
Lastly, add oyster sauce and the cornstarch/water mixture to the jajang sauce. Be sure to stir in the cornstarch mixture to prevent clumping. The sauce will thicken within minutes.
Place noodles in a serving bowl, ladle sauce on top, and enjoy some awesome jajangmyeon!
Korean-Chinese fusion dish that is hugely popular with busy city dwellers. Delivery guys will bring this dish to your doorsteps in a matter of minutes. This dish is full of flavors and a must for noodle-lovers.
jajangmyun, jajangmyeon, black bean noodles, noodles
Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 11:46am