Yaki Udon (Stir Fried Udon Noodles)

Yaki Udon (Stir Fried Udon Noodles)

Udon (うどん) is a thick noodle made from wheat flour, used in Japanese cuisine. It is a comfort food for many Japanese people. These noodles are usually found in soups but can also be stir fried. They are thick, chewy and oh so fun to eat.

Yaki Udon (Stir Fried Udon Noodles)

Recipe by Felice TakamatsuCourse: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: JapaneseDifficulty: Easy


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  • 14 ounces ground pork

  • 14 ounces udon noodles (usually 2 packages)

  • Any mix of stir fry vegetables (about 2 ounces each) – i.e. cabbage, bok choy, green onions, bean sprouts, enoki mushrooms

  • For the Sauce:
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons dark soy sauce

  • 2 Tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 1 Tablespoon Mirin

  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon rice wine (cooking sake)


  • In a small bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients and whisk together until the sugar is dissolved.
  • In a hot skillet, brown meat. Then add in the vegetables and stir fry.
  • Add in noodles and sauce. Mix to combine.
  • Optional: Add chili oil to for a kick!

1 thought on “Yaki Udon (Stir Fried Udon Noodles)”

  • These look good! I found your blog while looking at a Japanese meatball recipe. I hope to try it soon!

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