8 Top-Rated Korean Noodle Recipes
Glass noodles, udon noodles, rice noodles, and ramen all feature in this collection of Korean noodle recipes. Whether tossed with spicy sauces, salad dressings, or added to broth for a warming noodle soup, these noodles absorb all the flavor! From japchae and cold noodle soup to a spicy kimchi udon stir fry — use your noodle and give one of these popular Korean dishes a try!
Korean Glass Noodles (Jap Chae)
The Korean noodles used in this dish are made from sweet potato starch. They turn translucent when cooked, which is why we call them glass noodles. In this recipe, they are tossed with carrots, mushrooms, spinach and a sweet sesame-soy dressing for a gluten free and vegan meal.
Korean Soybean Noodles (Kong Kook Su)
Soybeans are cooked and pureed to make the base for this healthy cold soup; pour over your favorite type of noodles and top with tomato, cucumber, and sesame seeds to make this popular Korean summertime dish.
Vegan Lo Mein with Korean Tofu Bulgogi
Try this Korean-inspired spicy tofu dish with noodles and veg for a flavor-packed vegan meal. Garnish with green onions, sesame seeds and extra gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes) for a smoky, fruity-sweet finish to the dish.
Vegan Japchae Korean Noodles
Traditionally served cold, this vegan Korean dish is packed with sweet potato noodles (dangmyeon) and crunchy vegetables, all tossed in a sweet sesame-soy sauce. "Delicious!" says Buckwheat Queen. "The method works perfectly and the balance of flavors and textures is spot on."
Eastern Market Ramen Noodles
You'll be blown away with this spicy Korean noodle bowl that's chock-full of nutritious market vegetables and fresh herbs. Try it with baby bok choy or spinach instead of green beans, if you prefer. Recipe creator yobodish says: "I can't think of a more perfect bowl of tasty, spicy, healthy bowl of slurpiness!"
Kimchi Udon Noodle Stir-Fry
Have a hankering for noodles? You could be enjoying this 5-star, sweet and spicy kimchi stir-fry with bacon and udon noodles in a matter of minutes! Top with freshly sliced scallions, a fried egg and extra sriracha sauce or Korean chili oil, if you like!
Jab Chae (Korean Noodles)
Vermicelli noodles, vegetables, and beef are tossed with a homemade japchae soy-sesame sauce for an authentic Korean dish. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds for crunch. Try it with strips of pork, chicken, shrimp, or tofu, if you prefer.
Chap Chee Noodles
Strips of sirloin are marinated in a sweet sesame-soy mixture, then stir fried with an abundance of crunchy vegetables and cellophane noodles in this Korean-style dish. Add some gochujang (Korean hot red pepper paste) to the finished dish if you like things spicy!