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Japanese udon noodles stir fry with vegetables and add your choice of protein. Simple, easy and perfect for weeknight dinner.

Yaki Udon

Japanese udon noodles stir fry with vegetables and add your choice of protein. Simple, easy and perfect for weeknight dinner. 
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 large servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package of fresh udon noodles (about 22oz)
  • 1 medium carrot (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (more to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon dashi powder 1

Toppings:

  • 2 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1 tablespoon rice seasoning (optional) 2

Instructions

  1. Prepare the udon: Boil the udon noodles according to package instruction. Rememer not to overcook the udon. Drain and rinse well under cold water. 

  2. Heat up butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add in garlic and shallot until fragrant. 

  3. Toss in carrots and cook for a minute until soften. Add in udon noodles, dashi stock, soy sauce. Coat well and adjust according to taste. 

  4. Remove from heat and transfer to serving plate. Top off with scallions and rice seasoning. 

Recipe Notes

1 & 2: Dashi stock and rice seasoning can be found at Asian grocery stores or Amazon.