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This recipe Spicy cold Korean Noodles, or Bibim Guksu, is refreshing, hot, and savory. Topped with crunchy veggies and a gochujang sauce, you can’t go wrong with this vegan and gluten-free dinner.
What is Bibim Guksu?
Bibim guksu is cold spicy noodle dish made with a chili pepper sauce. It’s spicy, sweet, savoury, and balanced with refreshing raw crunchy veggies on top. Typically, the cold noodles are served with a boiled egg on top. But it’s just as delicious without. If you’d like to add an eggy finish, try serving the noodles with my Vegan Japanese Omelette).
To make the traditional recipe gluten-free, simply use gluten-free sauce.
This recipe takes less than 15 minutes to prepare from start to finish and it is one of the easiest weekday lunches or dinners!
Ingredients for Korean Cold Noodles
Here’s what you need to make this refreshing Korean noodle dish:
Noodles. You can use any gluten-free noodles you like. I like rice noodles.
Gochujang. This is fermented Korean chili paste, which you can find at Whole Foods.
Garlic. I recommend fresh garlic for the best flavor.
Kimchi. This is optional, but adds a nice tangy, fermented flavor. Note that some kimchi is made with anchovies and/or other fish so be sure to look for a vegan-friendly kimchi.
How to Serve Korean Spicy Noodles
Serve these chilled noodles with some refreshing toppings.
I like to load up on the veggies and turn this into almost a noodle salad, but how much noodle you add is completely up to you. If you like kimchi, you can also add that in as an additional topping. Of course, if you don’t like kimchi you can completely omit it from the recipe and the sauce.
Make-Ahead Korean Noodles
Yes, this dish is great for meal prep, especially because it’s eaten cold. Store leftovers in an airtight container in the firdge for up to four days.
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