Recipe: Perfect Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad


Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad.

Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad You can cook Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad using 22 ingredients and 17 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad

  1. Prepare of Ingredients.
  2. Prepare 3 of Cucumber.
  3. Prepare 70 grams of Cellophane noodles (dried).
  4. It's 130 grams of Chicken breast.
  5. You need 20 of cm long, using only the outer skins Finely julienned leek (the white part only).
  6. You need 5 of to 6 cm long, roughly chopped Green onions or scallions.
  7. Prepare of Dressing.
  8. You need 3 of heaped teaspoons Gochujang.
  9. Prepare 1 1/2 of heaped teaspoons Sugar.
  10. Prepare 3 tbsp of Vinegar.
  11. It's 2 tbsp of Soy sauce.
  12. Prepare 3 tbsp of Toasted white sesame seeds.
  13. It's 2 tbsp of Sesame oil.
  14. It's 1 of the leftover inside part whose outside is used for thinly julienned ones Roughly chopped Japanese leek.
  15. It's 1 of from about 8 slices Finely chopped ginger.
  16. It's 1 clove of Chopped garlic.
  17. You need 1 of just 1 dash Grated garlic.
  18. It's 1 of heaped tablespoon Korean chili powder (fine).
  19. You need of Other ingredients.
  20. You need 1 of to tatse Salt, sake and black pepper for chicken poaching liquid.
  21. You need 1 of Sesame oil for the cellophane noodles.
  22. You need 3 pinch of Korean chili powder for finishing (coarse, optional).

Korean-style Spicy Cucumber and Cellophane Noodle Salad step by step

  1. I like to use thick cellophane noodles for this recipe. They keep their shape..
  2. Slice the cucumbers slightly thickly and diagonally. Soak in salted water for about 2 minutes. Rinse and drain well or pat dry..
  3. If your cucumbers have a lot of seeds or are too ripe, scrape the seeds with a spoon. Then soak in the salted water..
  4. Add salt, pepper and sake to the water for poaching the chicken breast. Add the leftover Japanese leek too. Put in the chicken breast and bring to the boil over a high heat. After bringing to the boil, turn the heat down to low and cook for about 1minute..
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and leave to cool. After cooling take the chicken out of the poaching liquid and shred the meat..
  6. Cook the noodles following the instructions and rinse. Drain well (or squeeze) and mix with a little sesame oil to prevent from sticking to each other..
  7. These are the prepared ingredients..
  8. These are the vegetables for the dressing -Ginger, garlic and the core of the leftover Japanese leek. Except from the Japanese leek, chop the vegetables finely..
  9. Mix the vegetables with the other seasonings to make the dressing..
  10. Mix well and add a tiny amount of grated garlic. Do not forget this..
  11. When you finish the preparation chill everything in the fridge. Lukewarm ingredients won't make a tasty salad..
  12. Just before serving. Take 3 tablespoons of the dressing and mix the noodles with it. Mix roughly with your hand and transfer to a serving plate..
  13. Put the cucumber and chicken breast into the dressing bowl and mix well with your hands..
  14. Add the Japanese leek at the end. Mix with your hands. Transfer to the serving plate..
  15. Place the thinly julienned white part of the Japanese leek and Korean chili powder on top. Done..
  16. It looks very red, but it's actually not as spicy hot as it looks. Gochijang may be the hottest thing in the whole dish?.
  17. According to the kids there are different spiciness in the chili. Check the taste first and adjust..

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