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Glass noodle

Japchae Korean Stir Fry Noodles

Easy homemade Korean Japchae glass noodle stir fry recipe with cellophane noodles, vegetables, eggs, and simple stir fry sauce. Perfect for a quick lunch or light dinner.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: korean cuisine
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 704kcal
Author: Khin



  • 150 g Sweet potato noodle
  • 150 g Boneless chicken thigh/breast
  • 1 tsp Light soy sauce for chicken marinate
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2-3 White mushroom
  • ½ Bell Pepper
  • 1 Carrot
  • ½ Onion
  • 3-4 Dry Shitakae mushroom
  • 3 Spring Onions
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil 

Stir Fry Sauce

  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp Sugar


  • Cut chicken into thin strips. Marinate with light soy sauce and set aside.
  • Soak the noodles in warm water for 8 to 10 mins and strain it.
  • Cut mushroom, pepper, shiitake mushroom and onion into thin slices. Julienne the carrot and cut garlic into thin slices. Cut spring onions into 1" pieces.
  • Beat 2 eggs and fry in a pan with 1 Tbsp oil. Set aside to cool down and cut into thin slices.  
  • Add 2 tbsp oil in to frying pan, add garlic and stir for few seconds then all the chicken strips and stir fry until the chicken change into nice colour.
  • Add shiitake mushroom and white mushroom and stir well , then follow by julienne carrots, peppers stir fry for 1 min.
  •  Add the soaked glass noodles then add all the ingredients from the stir fry sauce list, stir fry for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the cut spring onions and mix all the ingredients well and stir for 1-2 mins. (Add some warm water if needed.)
  • Transfer to servings plate. Topped with egg slices and toasted sesame seeds. Delicious Glass Noodle stir fry is ready. Enjoy!


  • Original Korean Japchae noodle is made from Korean sweet potato starch. A bit more thick and chewy then regular cellophane noodles. If you cannot find Korean sweet potato noodles, you can use any transparent noodles available at your local stores.


Calories: 704kcal | Carbohydrates: 88g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 212mg | Sodium: 1358mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 6467IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 4mg
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