Yaki Udon (Stir Fry Udon Noodles)

One of my personal favorite things to make for a quick and easy meal is this Yaki Udon Noodles recipe. I have eaten these noodles like these for most of my life; being brought up in a home where noodles and rice are a main staple for the table. If you look in my cabinets you will find a box of these noodles from the local grocery. The chew of a Yaki Noodle is an elegant experience that heightens the sophistication of a simple work with what you got meal. I generally have the majority of these ingredients on hand or only need to grab one or two things at the store to complete the meal. I keep some Thai peppers in the refrigerator to nibble on while I work my way through a heaping serving. This is also simple to warm up later and keeps great under refrigeration. A couple of microwaveable dishes in the fridge for a pop and go reheat meal at home or in the office.

These noodles sit easy on the stomach but are filling at the same time. Thick delicious sauce coated noodles that burst with smooth natural flavors and are as versatile as your preferences on any given day. They basically will go well with any kinda of vegetable you got in the house. Watch the video , follow the instructions below to be on your way to yet another eatfoodlicious home cooked featured dish. Feel free to like and share this or anything from my growing catalogue of quick reference recipes with presentation suggestions.

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Ingredients

Cook/boil the noodles by following the instructions on the package. Drain and set aside.

In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients and mix. Set aside.

Heat the wok/pan to medium-high, add 2 tbsp oil then wait for ~30 seconds.

Place the meat in and cook for 2 minutes or until no longer pink.

Add mushrooms and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the onions becomes translucent.

Add cabbage and cook for 1 minute.

Place the cooked noodles in the wok/skillet.

Pour sauce on top of the noodles and mix until well coated.

Add green onions and mix.

Optional: add chili oil.

Mix well.

Transfer to a plate/bowl.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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Yaki Udon (Stir Fry Udon Noodles)

Thick delicious sauce coated noodles that burst with smooth natural flavors and are as versatile as your preferences on any given day. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Japanese
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 2 packs pre-cooked udon noodles vacuum-packed
  • ½ lb ground meat pork, beef, chicken, shrimp or vegan
  • 2 cups sliced napa cabbage substitute with green cabbage
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms white, cremini, shiitake or oyster
  • 2 tbsp canola, vegetable or peanut oil
  • 3 scallions cut into 2" long
  • ½ onion sliced
  • 1-3 tbsp chili oil (to taste) optional

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce substitute with vegan oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey or brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp mirin substitute with dry sherry or sweet marsala wine
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar substitute with white vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Cook/boil the noodles by following the instructions on the package. Drain and set aside.
  • In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients and mix. Set aside.

Stir Fry

  • Heat the wok/pan to medium-high, add 2 tbsp oil then wait for ~30 seconds. Place the meat in and cook for 2 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • Add mushrooms and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the onions becomes translucent. Add cabbage and cook for 1 minute.
  • Place the cooked noodles in the wok/skillet. Pour sauce on top of the noodles and mix until well coated. Add green onions and mix. [Optional: add chili oil and mix]

Serve immediately and enjoy!

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    Crunchy shrimp toast.

    In a small bowl: combine all the ingredients and mix. Set aside.

    Ingredients

    In a food processor or blender: Place shrimp, green onion, egg, salt, sugar, pepper, cornstarch, garlic & sesame oil.

    Blend until smooth like a paste.

    Slice the baguette ¾” thick for 12-13 pieces.

    Shrimp paste & baguette.

    Spread a big scoop of shrimp paste onto the sliced baguette.

    12-13 shrimp toast

    Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the raw shrimp covered baguette slices.

    Add oil to pan and heat to medium-high on 350°F/176°C for 5 minutes before frying. Place the shrimp paste face down and cook for 1½ – 2 minutes or until lighlty golden brown.

    Then flip the toast and cook for 20-30 seconds or until lightly golden brown. Fry them in batches careful not to overcrowd as they may stick to each other.

    Remove the toast and place on a rack (to drain the extra grease), then set aside.

    Serve with soy sauce dipping sauce, sweet chili sauce, or your favorite dip. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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    Shrimp Toast with Dip

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    Prep Time 20 mins
    Cook Time 3 mins
    Total Time 23 mins
    Course Appetizer, Snack
    Cuisine Asian, Chinese, vietnamese
    Servings 12
    Calories

    Ingredients
      

    • 1 lb shrimp peeled & deveined
    • 1 french baguette
    • 1 large egg
    • 3 garlic cloves minced
    • 2 green onions chopped
    • 2 cups oil
    • 1 tsp granulated sugar
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 1 tsp cornstarch
    • ½ tsp white pepper
    • 1 tsp white sesame seed

    Soy Sauce Dipping Sauce

    • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
    • 2 tsp rice vinegar
    • 1 tsp chili oil to taste
    • ½ tsp sesame oil

    Instructions
     

    Baguette

    • Slice the baguette ¾" thick for 12-13 pieces.

    Shrimp Paste

    • In a food processor or blender: Place shrimp, green onion, egg, salt, sugar, pepper, cornstarch, garlic, sesame oil and blend until smooth like a paste.
    • Spread a big scoop of shrimp paste onto the sliced baguette.
    • Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the raw shrimp covered baguette slices.

    Frying

    • Add oil to pan and heat to medium-high on 350°F/176°C for 5 minutes before frying.
    • Place the shrimp paste face down and cook for 1½ – 2 minutes or until lighlty golden brown. Then flip the toast and cook for 20-30 seconds or until lightly golden brown. Fry them in batches careful not to overcrowd as they may stick to each other. Remove the toast and place on a rack (to drain the extra grease), then set aside.

    Soy Sauce Dipping Sauce

    • In a small bowl: combine all the ingredients and mix. Set aside.

    Serve with soy sauce dipping sauce, sweet chili sauce, or your favorite dip. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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      Watch the video and follow the recipe below to be on your way to enjoying the combination of shrimp and sauce that will be the main hit at your next eatfoodlicious experience. Like and share this or any of my recipes you enjoy from my growing catalogue. Don’t forget to hit whichever like button you have that has brought us together today. I hope you enjoy and will trust eatfoodlicious to help you plan your busy week and still bring a gorgeous serving to the table as we work together to bring something magical back to the kitchen.

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      In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients and mix.

      Cover, refrigerate and set aside until ready to use.

      In a bowl: combine raw shrimp.

      Onion, garlic, paprika, olive oil, salt & pepper.

      Mix well.

      Place the shrimps in the air fryer basket (do not over lap the shrimp in the basket).

      Air fry for 6 minutes (no need to flip the shrimp).

      Serve with cocktail sauce.

      Enjoy!

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      Air Fryer Shrimp

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      Prep Time 10 mins
      Cook Time 6 mins
      Total Time 16 mins
      Course Appetizer, Snack
      Cuisine American
      Servings 2
      Calories

      Equipment

      • Air Fryer

      Ingredients
        

      • 1 lb jumbo shrimp peeled & deveined
      • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
      • ½ tsp onion powder
      • ½ tsp garlic powder
      • ½ tsp paprika
      • salt & pepper to taste

      Cocktail Sauce

      • ½ cup ketchup or no-sugar added ketchup
      • 2 tbsp lemon juice to taste
      • 1 tbsp prepared horseradish
      • 1 tbsp worcestershire

      Instructions
       

      Cocktail Sauce

      • In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients and mix. Cover, refrigerate and set aside until ready to use.

      Air Fry

      • Preheat the air fryer to 380°F.
      • In a bowl: combine raw shrimp, onion, garlic, paprika, olive oil, salt, pepper and mix well.
      • Place the shrimp in the air fryer basket (do not over lap the shrimp in the basket). Air fry for 6 minutes (no need to flip the shrimp).

      Serve with cocktail sauce. Enjoy!

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        Serve immediately

        Marinate – In a bowl: combine shrimp, shaoxing wine, soy sauce, white pepper and mix. Marinate for 15 minutes.

        Sauce – In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix.

        Carefully pull the fresh noodles apart.

        Set aside.

        Heat the pan up to medium-high. Add 2 tbsp oil and wait for 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook for 60-90 seconds per-side (about 80% fully cooked).

        Remove the shrimp and set aside.

        Turn up the heat to high. Add 1 tbsp oil, sliced onions and minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.

        Add fresh noodles and pour the sauce on top.

        Gently toss the noodles with the sauce until most of the rice noodles soak up the sauce (about 80%).

        Add garlic chives & mung bean sprout.

        Add shrimp

        Gently toss everything together.

        Best serve warm.

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        Shrimp Chow Fun

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        Prep Time 15 mins
        Cook Time 15 mins
        Total Time 30 mins
        Course Main Course
        Cuisine Asian, Chinese
        Servings 6
        Calories

        Ingredients
          

        Marinate

        • 12 oz extra large shrimp peeled & deveined
        • 2 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
        • 2 tsp soy sauce
        • ½ tsp white pepper

        Sauce

        • 1 cup water
        • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
        • 2 tbsp soy sauce
        • 2 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
        • 1 tsp dark soy sauce
        • 1 tsp granulated sugar
        • 1 tsp sesame oil

        Noodles & Vegetables

        • 1 lb fresh wide rice noodles
        • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
        • 4 garlic chives or green onions cut into 2" long
        • 6 garlic cloves minced
        • ½ onion sliced
        • 3 tbsp (divided) canola, vegetable or peanut oil

        Instructions
         

        • Marinate – In a bowl: combine shrimp, shaoxing wine, soy sauce, white pepper and mix. Marinate for 15 minutes.
        • Sauce – In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix.
        • Carefully pull the fresh noodles apart and set aside.
        • Heat the pan up to medium-high. Add 2 tbsp oil and wait for 30 seconds.
        • Add shrimp and cook for 60-90 seconds per-side (about 80% fully cooked). Remove the shrimp and set aside.
        • Turn up the heat to high. Add 1 tbsp oil, sliced onions and minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant.
        • Add fresh noodles and pour the sauce on top. Gently toss the noodles with the sauce until most of the rice noodles soak up the sauce (about 80%).
        • Add garlic chives, mung bean sprout and shrimp. Gently toss everything together.

        Serve immediately and enjoy!

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          Serve with bread or pasta.

          Ingredients

          Add olive oil and butter. Wait until the butter is mostly melted. Add shallot and cook for 2 minutes or until translucent. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Pour white wine and cook for 3 minutes or until half of the wine has cooked down.

          Add shrimp and cook for 1-2 minutes per-side. Pour in lemon juice, red pepper flakes and stir.

          Add fresh parsley and mix. Remove the pan from the heat.

          Best enjoyed with pasta, toasted bread, vegetables or salad. Serve immediately!

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          Shrimp Scampi

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          Prep Time 10 mins
          Cook Time 5 mins
          Total Time 15 mins
          Course Appetizer, Main Course
          Cuisine American, Italian
          Servings 4
          Calories

          Ingredients
            

          • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
          • ½ cup dry white wine
          • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped
          • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
          • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
          • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
          • tsp red pepper flakes
          • 3 garlic cloves minced
          • 1 medium shallot chopped
          • salt & pepper to taste

          Instructions
           

          • Heat the pan to medium.
          • Add olive oil and butter. Wait until the butter is mostly melted.
          • Add shallot and cook for 2 minutes or until translucent.
          • Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
          • Pour white wine and cook for 3 minutes or until half of the wine has cooked down.
          • Add shrimp and cook for 1-2 minutes per-side.
          • Pour in lemon juice, red pepper flakes and stir.
          • Season with salt & pepper.
          • Add fresh parsley and mix. Remove the pan from the heat.

          Best enjoyed with pasta, toasted bread, vegetables or salad.

            Serve immediately!

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              Quick and easy Shrimp Lo Mein.

              Ingredients

              In a medium bowl: combine shrimp, 1 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp shaoxing cooking wine, dash white pepper and mix well.

              In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix. Set aside.

              Place the fresh noodles in the pot, use chopstick or wooden spoon to separate the noodles and cook for 1-2 minutes.

              Place garlic, shallot, mushrooms and carrots in the wok/pan. Toss and cook for 1 minute.

              Add shredded cabbage, toss and cook for 2 minutes.

              Place the marinated shrimp on the side of the wok/pan oppisite the vegtables. Cook and toss for 1-2 minutes or until the shirmp is ~50% cooked.

              Add snow peas, noodles and sauce mixture; mix/toss everything together.

              Enjoy!

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              Shrimp Lo Mein

              5 from 1 vote
              Prep Time 20 mins
              Cook Time 10 mins
              Total Time 30 mins
              Course Main Course
              Cuisine Asian
              Servings 4
              Calories

              Ingredients
                

              Marinate

              • 1 lb large shrimp peeled & deveined
              • 1 tsp soy sauce
              • 1 tsp shaoxing wine or dry sherry
              • dash white pepper

              Sauce

              • 2 tbsp soy sauce
              • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
              • 1 tbsp shaoxing wine or dry sherry
              • 1 tsp sesame oil
              • 1 tsp granulated sugar
              • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
              • dash white pepper

              Noodles & Vegetables

              • 1 lb precooked fresh lo mein noodles substitute with dry lo mein noodles, dry egg noodles or dry ramen noodles
              • 4 cups napa cabbage or green cabbage shredded
              • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms or any mushrooms sliced
              • 1 cup snow peas trimmed the tips
              • 1 large carrot shredded
              • 2 garlic minced
              • 2 shallot minced

              Instructions
               

              Marinate

              • In a medium bowl: combine shrimp, 1 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp shaoxing cooking wine, dash white pepper and mix well.
              • Cover and marinate for 10 minutes.

              Sauce

              • In a small bowl: combine all the sauce ingredients together and mix. Set aside.

              Cook

              • In a pot: add water and bring to a boil. Then, place the fresh noodles in the pot, use chopstick or wooden spoon to separate the noodles and cook for 1-2 minutes. Drain the noodles and set aside. For dry noodles, follow the manufacture cooktime.
              • Heat the wok/pan to medium-high. Add 3 tbsp oil and wait for 30-60 second.
              • Place garlic and shallot; cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
              • Add mushrooms and carrots in the wok/pan. Toss and cook for 1 minute.
              • Add shredded cabbage, toss and cook for 2 minutes.
              • Push the vegetables to one side of the wok/pan. Add 2 tbsp oil.
              • Place the marinated shrimp on the side of the wok/pan oppisite the vegtables. Cook and toss for 1-2 minutes or until the shirmp is ~50% cooked.
              • Add snow peas and mix/toss everything together.
              • Lastly, add cooked noodles and sauce mixture. Toss and mix for 1-2 minutes. Remove the wok/pan from the heat.

              Serve immediately!

                Enjoy!

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