Jjajangmyeon 자장면 (Korean Blackbean Noodles)


Korean food again!? hahaha actually I just want to update some of my old pictures in my old blog posts. ^.^ Anyway my kids love this slurpy noodle dish if not I won't be cooking it that often too.


Recipe source : maangchi.com
Ingredient
  • 400gm minced pork, marinated with 1/2 tsp salt & 1 tsp cornflour
  • 200gm daikon, cut into cubes
  • 150gm zucchini, cut into cubes
  • 150gm potato, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 100gm Korean black bean paste
  • 500ml water water
  • 2 tbsp tapioca powder mixed with 1/4 cup water & 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • shredded cucumber for garnishing
  • 300gm soba 

Method

  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a deep pan. Add radish and stir fry for 1 minute.
  2. Add potato, onion, and zucchini and keep stirring for about 3 minutes.
  3. Add in minced pork and fry till colour change.
  4. Clear a space in the center of the pan by pushing the ingredients to the edges. Add 2 tbsp of oil to the center of the pan, then add black bean paste and stir it for 1 minute. Then mix everything in the wok and keep stirring.
  5. Add  in water and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer with the lid closed for about 20 minutes until radish and potato are tender. 
  6. Stir in the starch water gradually and cook till sauce thickens. Remove from heat and stir in sesame oil. 
  7. Cook soba accordingly to package and serve with meat sauce.