Yaki Udon Noodles

Udon are thick ,smooth and chewy noodles made from wheat flour. Yaki Udon is stir-fried udon with vegetables and protein called Yaki Udon. This is easily one of my favorite fast noodle dishes to cook up that takes little to no time to make. The dish is filling and packs a lot of umami flavor.

Yaki Udon Noodles
Yaki Udon

Ingredients:

  • 2 packs pre-cooked udon noodles
  • 1 cup shredded lacinato kale
  • 1 carrot (ribbons)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • ½ onion (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 12 shrimp
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee Oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp Lee Kum Kee dark soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • vegetable oil for cooking
  • black and white sesame seeds (optional)
  • Green onion for garnish (optional)

Method:

1.Bring a pot of hot water to the boil and add udon noodles. As soon as the noodles begin to separate turn off the heat and drain in a colander. Toss with sesame oil and set aside.

2.Add oil to a non-stick pan and fry 2 eggs sunny side up. Remove eggs when done and set aside.

3.In the same non-stick pan add onions, mushrooms and sauté until almost tender.

4.Add garlic and shrimp, cook until tender.

5.Combine oyster sauce, soy sauce and mirin.

6.Add kale

7.Toss the cooked udon noodles back into the pan and mix until evenly coated in sauce.

8.Turn off heat.

9.Dress with green onion and sesame seeds (optional).

10.Serve immediately. Enjoy.

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