Chapaguri (Jjapaguri)

Have you ever find yourself feeling hungry after watching a movie or TV show. Being a foodie this almost always happen to me. I have recreated dishes featured from shows I have watched and even blogged about it. One of this is the Netflix series Midnight Diner where I made Tuna Mayo Don and Octopus Sausages.

This noodle dish “Chapaguri” is inspired from the Academy award winning film “Parasite”. It’s been blowing up the internet and other social media platforms with pictures and recipes of it. It’s made from instant noodles topped with steak cubes. It combines two different types of noodles: Chapagetti black bean noodles and Neoguri spicy noodles.

You only need three ingredients to make it: a piece of steak, one packet chapaghetti and one neoguri.

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To make, cut your steak into cubes and season with salt and pepper. Using a thick bottomed skillet or cast iron pan, cook your steak into your desired doneness.

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While your steak is cooking, boil 5-6 cups water in a small pot. Then add the noodles and vegetable packet. Cook for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. Drain the noodles but reserve 2/3 cup of cooking water. Add the entire seasoning packet of Chapagehetti and 1/2 of the seasoning packet or Neoguri and reserved water. Cook and stir for about a minute. Add the steak cubes and the oil packet from Chapaghetti and mix until combined.

Transfer to a bowl and serve hot.

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For those who don’t want to be bothered making it themselves, Nongshim has created an instant ramen version of chapaguri.

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Photo via nongshimusa.com