Jjajangmyeon is a delicious Korean dish which you can prepare for lunch or dinner. Check out how to make these delicious black bean noodles with our super easy to follow recipe.

Servings: 3


  • ½ Chicken breast, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 cup of potato, peeled and cut into ½ cubes
  • 1 ½ cups of chopped onions
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup black bean paste
  • 2 tbsp starch combined with ¼ cup water and 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • ½ cup cucumber, cut into thin matchsticks
  • Water
Jjajangmyeon recipe


  • Stir-fry the pork belly in a large, deep wok (or pan) with 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil for about 4-5 minutes, until golden brown and crispy
  • Pour out the excess pork fat.
  • Add radish and stir fry for 1 minute.
  • Add potato, onion, and zucchini and keep stirring for about 3 minutes until the potato looks a little translucent.
  • Clear a space in the center of the wok by pushing the ingredients to the edges.
  • Add 2 Tablespoons of vegetable oil to the center of the wok, then add ¼ cup of black bean paste and stir it with a wooden spoon for 1 minute to fry it. Then mix everything in the wok and keep stirring
  • Add  2 cups of water to the wok and let it simmer and cook with the lid closed for about 10 minutes.
  • Open the lid and taste a sample of the radish and potato. If they’re fully cooked, stir in the starch water little by little. Keep stirring until it’s well mixed and thick
  • Add the sesame oil and remove from the heat
  • Serve with noodles