Jajangmyeon is a dish made in Korea and China, but it is called Zha Jiang Mian. It is common to make it with pork, but this version my son made as a vegan dish. You can buy fermented bean paste in Asian stores.
10 small potatoes
1 dl fermented bean paste
Oil for frying
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 cm ginger, finely chopped
1/2 spring onion, finely shredded + a little to decorate with when serving
1 tablespoon sugar
Egg-free noodles of your choice
Divide onions, potatoes and squash into 2 x 2 cm pieces and fry it golden brown in the oil. Make space in the middle of the potato mixture and pour in the bean paste. Stir and fry the pasta for a few minutes, before adding the garlic, ginger, spring onion and sugar. Stir everything together and add enough water to cover the vegetables. Cook under a lid for 10 min. and cook noodles according to the instructions on the package while you wait.
Put noodles on the plate, then jajangmyeon and a little shredded spring onion on top.
Tip: If you want to make this dish with meat, you can fry some bacon cubes first and add the rest of the ingredients as described in the recipe below.
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