Janchi Guksu (Korean Warm Noodle Soup)

ingredients

Optional toppings:

steps

  1. Mix all sauce ingredients and set aside
  2. Prepare vegetable stock and season with soy sauce, salt, and pepper to taste. Keep it hot over low heat while preparing the toppings and noodles.
  3. Lightly sprinkle salt over julienned zucchini and set aside for 5-10 min. Squeeze out excess liquid from salted zucchini by hand.
  4. Sauté in a lightly oiled skillet over medium-high heat (1 - 2 min).
  5. Set zucchini aside and sauté the julienned carrots and mushrooms over medium-high heat (2 min), sprinkling salt and pepper.
  6. Beat the egg well, and fry into a thin sheet. Roll it up and thinly slice. Alternatively, you can drizzle the beaten egg into the hot broth before ladling it over the noodles.
  7. Cook somyeon. Pour soup and toppings to serve.

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