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Easy World Foods: Japchae (Gluten-Free Korean Noodle Stir Fry)


Have you tried this popular Korean dish?

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Japchae: Easy Gluten-Free Korean Glass Noodles

Japchae is a very popular dish in Korea, made with stir-fried glass noodles and vegetables. The glass noodles, known as dangmyeon, are actually a type of cellophane noodles made from sweet potato starch. It can be served warm, at room temperature or cold and is typically served as a banchan (side dish), although it can also be enjoyed as a main dish, with or without the addition of protein.

Serves 4

For the noodles

  • 5 oz. glass noodles (made from sweet potato starch, dangmyeon)
  • 5 dried Chinese or shiitake mushrooms
  • 5 fresh shiitake mushrooms
  • 5 scallions
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 zucchini
  • Vegetable oil

For the sauce

  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 2 tsp garlic
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds

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  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¾ cups of your favorite shredded cheese (we recommend two types- 1 cup of one, ¾ cup of the other) 
  • 1 cup tomato sauce (or canned crushed tomatoes)
  • ¾ cup shredded cheese
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  • 9 slices coppa ham


  1. Cut the broccoli and boil until soft.
  2. Place the broccoli in a blender.
  3. In a bowl, add an egg and ¾ cup of shredded cheese, mix until solid.
  4. Form a ball and roll it flat on an oven tray.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20 min at 350° F.
  6. Once out of the oven, spread the tomato sauce evenly on the broccoli crust.
  7. Layer 1 cup of shredded cheese.
  8. Place a layer of Coppa ham.
  9. Top off with of grated Parmesan cheese.
  10. Slide it back into the oven until the cheese melts.
  11. Serve! 

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