Janchi Guksu (Warm Noodle Soup)

Janchi guksu is a simple warm noodle dish made with thin wheat noodles (somyeon) that are usually in a clear anchovy or beef broth! It’s an easy comfort food that’s very popular in Korea. 
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What is janchi guksu?

Janchi guksu (잔치국수) translated into “banquet or feast noodles,” is a simple warm noodle dish made with thin wheat noodles (소면, somyeon or somen) that are usually served in a clear anchovy or beef broth. Because noodles symbolize long and happy lives in Korean culture, this noodle dish is traditionally served alongside other special occasion foods at large feasts such as weddings. The name of the dish comes from that tradition.

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