Totoro Japchea

0 Korean Stir Fried Glass Noodle
August 2, 2015 at 2:33 pm  •  Posted in BENTO, Side Dishes, WASABI BENTO, WASABI's KITCHEN by  •  0 Comments

Hi frens! I am back!

Super sorry that I was missing in action.

Had a leg injury that I need to take care of. Weekly 3 times physiotherapy. Overwhelmed with work and my recovery.

Will try my best to make more bentos :)

Other than Japanese food, I do love Korean food as well.

1 of my favorite will be Japchea, Stir Fried Glass Noodle.

I youtube for the recipe and  last week I made some, it turn out great!

So, I am happy to share with you the recipe~ wuhuuu

Japchea

This weekend, hubby was craving for some Japchea.

Haha, they said the way to a men’s heart is through his stomach tehhheee

The noddle before cook was grey-ish color. So I immediately wanted to make a Totoro food art.

Oppsss after adding soya sauce, my Totoro got a brown tan hahahah

Tadaaa!!!

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I had fun making this. Hope you like it~

Here’s the recipe for Japchea (Korean Stir Fried Glass Noodle)

Ingredients: 

[Serve 4]

120grams Sweet Potato Starch Noodles
120grams Chicken/Beef
120grams Spinach
120grams Button mushrooms
2 Garlic cloves, minced
2 Green onions
1 Onion
1 Egg
½ carrots
½ Red bell pepper
Sugar
Soy sauce
Sesame oil
Toasted sesame seeds
Salt
Black pepper
Vegetable oil

(Meat is optional, if you prefer vegetarian skip the meat)

Preparation:

Chicken/Beef:
1. Cut Chicken/Beed into long strips
2. Add 1 clove of minced garlic
3. Add 2 teaspoon of soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
4. Mix well and let it sit in the fridge to marinate
5. Chicken/Beef should be cook last
6. Stir fried for 15mins or until cooked
7. Transfer to the glass noodle bowl

Egg:
1. Separate yolk from the egg’s white
2. Add a pinch of salt to and beat well
3. Use non stick pan, use low heat
4. Add 1 teaspoon on vegetable oil
5. Make a egg’s yoke sheet and egg’s white sheet
6. Let it cool and slice into thin strips

Spinach:
1. Blach spinach for 1 minute
2. Rinse the spinach in cold water
3. Remove spinach from cold water and squeeze the spinach to remove ecess water
4. Cut and put into a bowl
5. Add 1 teaspoon of soya sauce, 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
6. Mix well

Glass Noodle:
1. Cook glass noddle in boiling water for 7-10mins until soft and cheqy
2. Stir constantly so that the noodles won’t stick together
3. Strain and make a few cut with scissors because the noodle is too long
4. Place in a big bowl
5. Add 2 teaspoons of sesame oil, 1 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon of soy sauce
6. Mix well

Green Onion & Onions:
1. Cut Green onion into long strip around 2 inches long
2. Cut Onions into thin slices
3. Stir fried for 2 minutes until softened
4. Add to glass noddle bowl

Button Mushrooms:
1. Thinly slice the button mushrooms
2. Stir fried for 2 minutes until cooked
3. Add to glass noodle bowl

Carrots & Red Bell Paper:
1. Cut Carrots and Red Bell Paper into long strips around 2 inches long.
2. Stir fried for 1 minutes until softed
3. Add to glass noddle bowl

 

Instructions:

1. Once everything is prepared and added into the same bowl as the Glass noddle, it will look something like this.

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2.  Add 1 clove of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 2 teaspoon of sesame oil, some grounded black paper & 1 tablespoon of sugar (I don’t prefer my noodle salty rather than sweet, so I just add 1 teaspoon of sugar instead)

3. Add toasted sesame seeds and mix everything together

4. Serve! nomnomnomz

TOTORO:

So for Totoro foodart, I save some of the ingredients up from the Japchea before mixing it.

You will need:

Spinach
1 green onion
Glass Noodle
Egg’s white sheet, minced for eyes and totoro’s tummy
Nori sheets

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