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Janchi Guksu (Korean Warm Noodles)

Janchi Guksu (Warm Korean Noodles). A delicious comforting bowl of chewy noodles with soft boiled egg on top and a spicy kimchi sauce. Perfect for lunch or dinner.
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine korean
Keyword janchi guksu, korean food, korean noodles, korean recipes, korean warm noodles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Author christieathome


  • 10 oz somyeon thin wheat flour noodles
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds ground
  • 2 soft boiled eggs


  • 4 stalks green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup kimchi
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper paste
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil


  • 14 cups vegetable stock
  • 6 pieces dried kelp
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • In a pot, add your vegetable stock, dried kelp, onion, and green onion. Bring to a boil for 20 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl mix together your sauce ingredients until well combined.
  • In a smaller pot, soft boil your eggs for 7-8 minutes without a cover. Ice bath them for easy peeling and to stop the cooking. Slice the eggs in half.
  • Lastly, boil your somyeon noodles for 3 minutes. Then strain under cold water to rinse off the starch and strain.
  • Add your noodles to a bowl. Top off with the sauce and egg. Then pour your hot soup around the noodles. Enjoy!