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Japanese Yaki Udon

Japanese Yaki Udon. Savoury with a hint of tang and a little kick! This noodle dish is absolutely delicious and is perfect for dinner or lunch. It's also made in 25 minutes!
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, Japanese
Keyword asian noodles, japanese yaki udon, yaki udon
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author christieathome


  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 6 shiitake mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 4 napa cabbage leaves chopped
  • 5 pieces pork belly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 4 frozen udon cakes soaked in hot water and loosened

Yakisoba Sauce:

  • 2 tsp cane sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 4 tsp oyster sauce
  • 4 tsp ketchup
  • 4 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce


  • In a small bowl, mix together the sauce ingredients.
  • In a large mix filled with hot boiling water, soak your frozen udon noodles until they've loosened. Strain immediately.
  • In a hot pan set over medium high heat, add avocado oil followed by pork belly. Fry until they're browned.
  • Add shallot and mix in with pork belly.
  • Then add in chopped bell peppers and saute for 1 minute until soft.
  • Next add shiitake mushrooms and napa cabbage. Cook until leaves have softened a bit. Push everything to the side and add your noodles, followed by sauce.
  • Mix everything together and cook for 1-2 minutes. Serve and enjoy!