Udon

  • Pork Udon

    Spicy Pork Udon

    I usually stock already cooked Udon noodles (frozen/vacuum-packed) and they are just perfect for one-person lunch. They only need to be warmed and loosened. While you are warming the Udon Noodles, you can cook this spicy pork. It’s quick, easy and yummy as always. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Udon 2 servingsPork 200 to 250g *thinly …

  • Dipping Sauces Udon

    Udon with Spicy Dipping Sauce

    My children love chilled ‘Zaru Udon’ on a hot summer day. I always keep a bottle of ‘Mentsuyu’ noodle dipping sauce in the fridge, so that anyone can enjoy ‘Zaru Udon’ at any time. On the other day I just wanted to eat something spicy and created this dipping sauce. It was delicious. But my …

  • Udon Vegetables

    Udon Salad with Sesame Sauce

    The Udon noodles can be replaced with Ramen noodles, but they need to be COLD for this dish. On a hot and humid summer day in Japan, I often lost my appetite for food. A cold noodle dish like this one was life saving. If you have a good appetite, simply enjoy this delicious dish! …

  • Miso Soup Udon

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup

    Hōtō is a regional dish originating from Yamanashi, Japan. The wide noodles are stewed with vegetables in miso soup. Hōtō noodles are actually different from Udon noodles as they are made from ordinary low-gluten flour in the style similar to dumplings. That’s why it is easy to prepare at home. I once lived in Yamanashi …

  • Curry Pork Udon

    Katsu Curry Udon

    This dish is very popular at Japanese eateries in Australia. There must be many different ways to cook the curry soup for this dish. Using leftover curry is one of them. Here are two different methods. One is Authentic Curry Udon method and the other one is Instant Curry Roux method which seems to be …

  • Beef Curry Udon

    Curry Udon

    The authentic Curry Udon has Japanese soup flavour because the curry soup was made from dashi-based udon soup. Udon soup is traditionally made by seasoning dashi stock with soy sauce, mirin and salt. Basically you add curry powder to the udon soup and thicken it with potato starch flour. Here is one recipe for you …

  • Dough Udon

    Home-Made Udon

    More and more people make Italian pasta at home these days. Do you know you can make Udon noodles at home quite easily? Freshly cooked home made fresh Udon noodles have great rubbery and chewy textures. The dough is very stiff and it might be too hard for you to knead, so people knead the …

  • Beef Pork Udon

    Jaa Jaa Udon

    Spicy rich miso flavoured pork mixture on top of freshly cooked udon. ‘Jaa Jaa’ comes from a Chinese word ‘Zha Jiang’ which means ‘Fried Sauce’. It is normally made by simmering stir-fried ground Pork or Beef with fermented soybean paste. My ‘Jaa Jaa Sauce’ is based on my Sweet Miso Sauce. You can use Tianmian …

  • Chicken Udon

    Udon in Soup with Chicken Balls

    This is a very filling and healthy warm meal for a cold day. If you don’t have Dashi Stock, try with Chicken Stock. Cooking Chicken Balls in the stock adds delicate ginger flavour to it. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 300g Chicken Mince1 small piece Ginger *grated1 to 2 Spring Onions1/4 Carrot2 Shiitake1/2 Egg *Optional1/4 teaspoon …

  • Udon

    Udon in Soup

    Udon noodles are most commonly served in hot soup with toppings such as Tempura, Kakiage Tempura or ‘Abura-age’ cooked just like ‘Inari-zushi’ wrappers. My home town is close to Kagawa prefecture that is famous for ‘Sanuki Udon’ and I grew up with the delicious noodles. Imported Frozen ‘Sanuki Udon’ are available from most Asian grocers …

  • Udon

    Zaru Udon

    To enjoy the rubbery resilient ‘al dente’ Udon noodles, the best way is with cold ‘Mentsuyu’ dipping sauce and plenty of ‘Yakumi’ condiments. The best Udon noodles are the frozen type that you can find at Japanese or Asian grocery stores. If you make Udon by yourself, they would be the best. Try my “Home-Made …

  • Beef Udon

    Beef Udon

    Slightly sweet soy flavoured beef mixture on top of cold Udon Noodles. Pour ‘Mentsuyu’ over and enjoy. ‘Mentsuyu’ is a Japanese sauce for cold noodles often used as a dipping sauce, but it can be used as seasoning sauce as well. Find the recipe here. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 servings Udon Noodles *frozen type …

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