Korean food is largely based on rice, noodles, tofu, vegetables, and meats. Commonly used ingredients include sesame oil, doenjang (fermented bean paste), soy sauce, salt, garlic, ginger, pepper flakes and Kochujang (fermented red chili paste).


  • 1 cup of water

  • 300 gm hokkien noodle

  • 100gms uncooked shelled prawns with tails

  • 2 tablespoons of Kochujang

  • 1 tablespoons fish sauce

  • ½ tablespoon kicap manis or sweet soy sauce

  • 2 eggs - slightly whisked

  • 200 gms bean sprouts

  • 100 gms garlic chives - cut into 3cms pieces


  • 1.

    Pour 1 cup of water into a hot wok - let it boil

  • 2.

    Add hokkien noodle and prawns

  • 3.

    Cover and cook for 5 mins

  • 4.

    Add Kochujang, fish sauce and kicap manis

  • 5.

    Cook noodles for 5 mins until no liquid is left

  • 6.

    Push noodles to one side

  • 7.

    Add eggs and lightly scramble - mix noodles and eggs together

  • 8.

    Cover and cook for 3 mins

  • 9.

    Turn off heat and add bean sprouts and garlic chives

  • 10.

    Stir and mix well

  • 11.

    Sprinkle fried shallots before serving

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 379kj
  • Fat Total 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 20g
  • Carbohydrate 60g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 1087mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Red pepper paste "Kochujang" is a Korean traditional fermented soybean-rice-red pepper powder paste.

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