Korean food
A menu to enjoy with Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong
2023. 11. 16.

I think foreign friends coming to Korea are already familiar with Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong. I think some people really like Jjajangmyeon, while others enjoy Jjamppong. Depending on these diverse tastes, many people go to Chinese restaurants in Korea to eat Jjajangmyeon, while others go to Chinese restaurants to enjoy Jjambbong. So, are you curious about how you can enjoy these two flavors together?

Did you know that some Chinese restaurants in Korea offer a service where you can enjoy Jajangmyeon and Jjambbong together? When you visit a Chinese restaurant, we recommend that you free yourself from the worry of choosing Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong and choose a menu that you can enjoy together! There are many unique combinations like this in Korea, and this time, we would like to introduce you to a menu where you can enjoy Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong together!

Menu Introduction

Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong are representative dishes of Chinese cuisine, and their main ingredients are noodles, sauce, seafood, and spicy broth, respectively. There are many ways to eat these two menu items together.

Source: Original Jeolla-do Jjamjjamyeon - YouTube

Jjamjjamyeon: Jjamjjamyeon is a dish that mixes Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong in one bowl. The greasiness of Jjajangmyeon and the spiciness of Jjamppong harmoniously combine for a unique taste. You can order Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong separately, or enjoy them specially at a restaurant called Jjamppongji Zone.

Source: Really easy and delicious jjajang! How to make a simple rice dish called Jjajangbap [Ramble] - YouTube

Jjajangbap: Jjajangbap is a dish where you put the sauce of Jjajangmyeon on rice. Jjajangbap has a heartier and softer feel than Jjajangmyeon. If you eat jjamppong with black bean paste rice, it tastes even better because the rice and broth go well together. You can ask for Jjajangbap to be replaced with rice when ordering Jjajangmyeon, or purchase it at restaurants that sell Jjajangbap separately.

Source: Why isn’t there something like Jjamppong Fried Rice?? I think it will sell well, so I'll give it a try! - YouTube

Jjamppong Fried Rice: Jjamppong Fried Rice is a dish made with jjamppong soup. Jjamppong's soup contains the deep flavor of seafood, adding flavor to fried rice. Jjamppong fried rice can be made at home using leftover jjamppong soup, and some restaurants serve it.

Reason for popularity

Diversity of flavors: Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong have different tastes and aromas, with noodles, sauce, seafood, and spicy broth as their main ingredients, respectively. If you eat these two menu items together, you can experience a unique taste as the greasiness of Jjajangmyeon and the spiciness of Jjamppong harmonize well. Additionally, you can change the taste of food in several ways, such as mixing Jjajang noodles and Jjamppong or eating it with rice. The variety of flavors is what captivates the taste buds of many people.

Source: “Do you like Jajangmyeon or Jjamppong?” If you go to a Chinese restaurant with a philosopher | ㅍㅍㅅㅅ (ppss.kr)

Cost-effectiveness: Jjajang noodles and Jjamppong are usually sold at a low price of 5,000 to 10,000 won per bowl. In addition, Jjajang noodles and Jjambbong are large in quantity and rich in carbohydrates and protein, making them filling and filling. Therefore, if you eat Jjajang noodles and Jjamppong together, you can have an inexpensive, delicious and filling meal. Cost-effectiveness is one of the reasons why many people eat Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong together.

Source: 'Should I eat Jjajangmyeon or Jjamppong?' (people.com.cn)

Accessibility: Jjajangmyeon and Jjamppong are representative dishes of Chinese cuisine and can be easily purchased at Chinese restaurants widely distributed across the country. Additionally, Jjajang noodles and Jjamppong are available for delivery, so you can conveniently order them from your home or office. Accessibility is one of the reasons why many people eat Jjajangmyeon and Jjambbong together.

#Korean Traditional Food
#한국 전통 요리
#짜장면과 짬뽕
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