Japanese: Udon Noodles Recipe

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Submitted by color_blue

Makes 4 servings



Substitute any vegetable. Directions are for frozen udon noodles. You can also make this dish with with a package of spicy ramen noodles (my favorite is Nong Shim's Shin Ramyun noodles). A single package can make four small servings (add more veggies to make it more filling).

Recipe Ingredients for Japanese: Udon Noodles

2 servings udon noodles (two 5.75-oz packages)
1 T. olive oil
16 oz. tofu, sliced into rectangles
1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
1/2 tsp. garlic powder (optional)
4 pieces dried shiitake mushroom
4 c. cabbage, thinly sliced
3 c. baby spinach
2 c. zucchini, sliced into sticks

Recipe Directions for Japanese: Udon Noodles

  1. Boil water (amount as directed on the udon noodle package.) Add dried shiitake mushrooms and boil them until they soften; remove, slice, and divide among four bowls.

  2. Add cabbage to the water. Allow cabbage to cook for 2-3 minutes until cabbage it starts to soften.

  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet. Season tofu slices on both sides with salt and garlic powder (or whatever you prefer). When pan is hot, add tofu slices and fry on each side until browned.

  4. Add noodles and seasoning packets to the pot with the cabbage. Cook as directed on udon noodle package.

  5. Divide spinach between the four bowls.

  6. Divide the noodles and broth between the four bowls and stir to distribute the mushrooms and spinach.

  7. Top with sliced tofu and fresh zucchini slices.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Japanese

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 370.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
271
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Sodium
1131mg
47%
Potassium
564mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
36.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
4.7g
Protein
15.2g
Vitamin A 46% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 30% Iron 25%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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