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Japanese Yaki Udon (20-min. Recipe)

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!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, Japanese
Servings 4
Calories 996 kcal


  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 6 shiitake mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 4 leaves Napa cabbage chopped
  • 5 pieces pork belly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1000 grams udon noodle frozen kind, soaked in hot water and loosened

Yakisoba 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!


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Suggested Equipment & Products

Large Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Set
Cutting Board
Santoku Knife
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Calories: 996kcal | Carbohydrates: 183g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 3551mg | Potassium: 441mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 1119IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg