For an easy weeknight dinner, look no further than this easy gochujang noodles stir-fry. Rice Noodles are tossed with sauteed veggies and a sweet and spicy gochujang sauce. A vegan Asian noodles stir-fry that is quick and easy to make.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Korean
Keyword: gochujang stir-fry, Korean noodle stir fry
Author: Vegan Richa
6ouncewhite rice noodles or other noodles of choice
1/2cup julienne carrots
1/4cup thinly sliced mushrooms
1/4cupspring onionswhites and greens separated, use greens for garnish
2garlic cloves minced
For the sauce:
2 1/2tablespoonssoy sauceor use tamari for glutenfree
1/2teaspooncorn starchmixed in 3 tablespoons of water
Cook your noodles according to the instructions in the package. While the noodles are cooking, heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil. Add in the onion, carrots, and mushrooms, white parts of the green onion and 1/4 teaspoon salt and mix well
Cook until the mushrooms are starting to cook to preference. Add in the garlic half way through and continue to cook. Stir occasionally.
Meanwhile, measure out the ingredients of the sauce and add everything to the skillet except corn starch mixture and mix well.
Bring the sauce to a boil then add in corn starch mixed in water and let the sauce come to a boil. Then add in your cooked noodles and toss well to coat then take off heat. Taste and adjust salt and flavor to preference then serve and garnish with the green onions.
If you don't have gochujang, you can also use gochugaru dried flakes along with an Asian chili garlic sauce , or you can just use Sambal oelek chili garlic sauce instead of the gochujang
Gochujang varies in heat based on brands. Depending on the brand and your preference you can use upto 2 tablespoons.
for variation add in some kimchi with the sauces or some gochugaru pepper flakes towards the end. Serve with some baked tofu to make into a hearty meal
Feel free to use any type of rice noodles such as pad thai, stir-fry, vermicelli, straight cut, etc. If you aren’t a fan of rice noodles or don’t have any on hand, you can also use spaghetti or linguine instead.
If you don't have gochujang, you can also use gochugaru dried flakes along with an Asian chili garlic sauce or you can just use Sambal olek chili garlic sauce instead of the gochujang