Korean Jap Chae Recipe Video


Preparation Time1 Hr 30 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In2 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Cellophane noodles4 3⁄5 Ounce
 Beef1 Cup (16 tbs), strips
 Carrot1⁄3 Small, julienned
 Onion1⁄2 Medium, thinly sliced
 Spinach3 Ounce
 Shiitake mushrooms3 , soaked
 Sweet pepper1⁄3 Small, strips (Optional)
 Eggs2 (Optional)
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon, divided
 Salt and pepper To Taste
For the beef marinade
 Soy sauce1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Cooking wine1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Teaspoon, mince
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1 Pinch
For the spinach marinade
 Soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
For the mushroom marinade
 Soy sauce1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic1⁄4 Teaspoon, mince
For noodles marinade
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Olive oil2 Tablespoon
For the sauce
 Soy sauce1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Sesame oil2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Tablespoon
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 590 Calories from Fat 336

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.4%

Saturated Fat 7.5 g37.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 142.9 mg

Sodium 1209.8 mg50.4%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g9%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 19 g37.4%

Vitamin A 62.8% Vitamin C 36.9%

Calcium 9% Iron 19.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

frying pan
mixing bowl


1. Slice the beef into thin strips, set aside in a bowl.
2. Mince the garlic, slice the onions thinly, julienne the carrots, slice the green bell pepper, set aside.
3. Soak the Shiitake mushrooms in water for 3 hours.

4. Marinate the beef with soy sauce, cooking wine, garlic, sugar and black pepper, mix well and set aside.
5. In a pot boil water, add salt and blanch the spinach in the water, once done rinse in cool water and drain.
6. Squeeze out the water and place the spinach in a bowl, combine soy sauce and sugar, mx well and set aside.
7. Squeeze out the water from the shiitake mushrooms, remove the stems and slice the mushrooms.
8. Place it in a bowl and marinate with soy sauce, sugar, garlic and black pepper, mix and set aside.
9. In a frying pan add olive oil and sauté the onions for 20 seconds, sprinkle salt, set aside.
10. In the same pan sauté the green pepper and carrots separately with some salt, remove and set aside.
11. Stir fry the mushrooms and set aside.
12. Stir fry the beef until completely cooked, set aside.
13. In a pot, boil water and cook the cellophane noodles for 11minutes and once cooked drain the water.
14. In a large pan pour olive oil and add the noodles and pour the soy sauce and sugar, stir fry the noodles for few minutes and set aside in a plate.
15. In a large bowl combine noodles with beef, mushrooms, carrots, onions, green pepper and spinach.
16. Pour soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, sesame seeds and black pepper, mix all the ingredients well.
17. Once done transfer in a serving plate and add fried egg strips if you like for garnish.

18. Serve the jap chae immediately.