Japchae with Chicken, Mushrooms, and Baby Bok Choy

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Ingredients

Stir Fried Mushrooms

  • 1
    Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 6
    Dried Shiitake Mushrooms
    Reconstituted and Sliced
  • 2
    King Trumpet Mushrooms
    Julienned

Aromatics

  • 2
    Bunches Scallions
    Cut into 2" lengths
  • 4
    Cloves Garlic
    Thinly Sliced
  • 1
    Tbsp Vegetable Oil

Baby Bok Choy

  • 1
    Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 4
    Baby Bok Choy
    Leaves Separated

Wilted Spinach

  • 1
    Bunch Mature Spinach
    Washed

Seasoning Sauce

  • 1
    Tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 4
    Tbsp Sesame Seed Oil
  • 4
    Tbsp Agave Syrup
  • 1
    Tbsp Chile Crisp
  • 4
    Tbsp Soy Sauce

Noodles

  • 7
    Oz Daengmyun
  • 1
    Tbsp Vegetable Oil

Chicken

  • 1
    Chicken Breast
    Cooked and Shredded

Garnish

  • 1
    Pinch Sesame Seeds
  • 1
    Pinch Scallion Greens
    Minced

Instructions

1
Let’s make Chicken and Mushroom Japchae.
2
Stir fry 6 Dried Shiitake Mushrooms (Reconstituted and Sliced) and 2 King Trumpet Mushrooms (Julienned) separately with 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil.
3
Sauté 2 Bunches Scallions (Cut into 2" lengths) in 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil. Add 4 Cloves Garlic (Thinly Sliced) halfway through. Set aside.
4
Sauté 4 Baby Bok Choy (Leaves Separated) in 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil. You can add water near the end and cover to help steam and soften the whites.
5
Add 1 Bunch Mature Spinach (Washed) in boiling water. When wilted, remove to cold water to stop cooking and retain a bright green color.
6
Make your seasoning sauce by combining 4 Tbsp Soy Sauce, 1 Tbsp Fish Sauce, 4 Tbsp Sesame Seed Oil, 4 Tbsp Agave Syrup, and 1 Tbsp Chile Crisp in a small bowl.
7
Add 7 Oz Daengmyun (Sweet Potato Noodles) to boiling water. Cook for 8 minutes and remove to a colander. Rinse with cold water. Set aside.
8
Stir fry your noodles in 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil for a few minutes. Stirring well to make sure each noodle receives oil and heat.
9
Assemble all of your stir fried ingredients in a bowl. Add your Seasoning Sauce. Add 1 Chicken Breast (Cooked and Shredded)
10
Mix thoroughly, making sure to break apart the spinach as it tends to stick together.
11
Plate. Garnish with 1 Pinch Sesame Seeds and 1 Pinch Scallion Greens (Minced). Enjoy!
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Let’s make Chicken and Mushroom Japchae.