The best udon noodle soup recipe.

This is Japanese udon noodle soup a recipe features an simple udon soup base that you can make in a minutes.

Choose your favorite udon toppings such as a spring onion and katsuobushi and shichimi togarashi !

This is a light tasty Japanese noodles soup is perfect as a quick lunch dinner and appraiser.

Why We Love This.

This is udon noodle soup recipe is so simple to make at home .

all you need are a few basic as Japanese ingredients: dashi powder and soy sauce and mirin .

Even better these a ingredients can also be used as the base for a wide range of essential Japanese dishes and our most favorites are okonomiyaki savoury pancakes onigiri rice balls and gyoza dumplings.

The Udon noodles are a fantastic dish to slurp down when you are in a rush.

But we like to take our time a little more to appreciate the subtle flavors and enjoy it.

the differences of the dashi stock a between restaurants home made and powder form.

The great thing about a this dish is the ability to make it as quick and a slow as you like depending on how hands-on you want to be and what toppings you’ don’t like.

While our a Udon Noodle Soup Recipe uses only basic ingredients for a quick eat and below are some further ideas for beefing up your dish.

P.S. If you are looking for a spicy noodle soup try it our simplified recipe for Japanese tantanmen ramen with a creamy broth and crispy pork!

Where We Learned This Recipe.

The Our most favorite place for a Udon noodles is a tiny place near Osaka Station .

which we a walk past on our way a back to our apartment.

The noodles is there always have the best texture and their a dashi broth is so flavorful!

Now that we’ve been a able to replicate the flavors so simple at home and we’re in heaven and love that we can also bring another a little piece of Japan back home with us.

What You’ll Need .

For our a simple udon noodle soup recipe we can also opted to make our dashi stock with a dashi powder.

If you have a time you might be like to make your own proper dashi stock base with a kombu seaweed and bonito flakes.

Udon noodles – dried, frozen or fresh
Dashi stock powder
Light soy sauce

How To Make Udon Noodle Soup.

the Cook udon noodles according to packet directions and recipe if you are making them by hand.

the Place dashi soy sauce mirin salt and sugar into a deep bowl then a pour boiling water over the top.

Take a cooked udon noodles and slide into the soup base.

Top with a sliced spring onion and bonito and chilli flakes.

Wandercook’s Tips.

For the best a experience and use to the freshest udon noodles you can source.

a Any noodles will do of course but freshly made a udon noodles have the most delicious and chewy texture that you can just can’t beat.

the Cook them until all dente just like a pasta so they do not become too soggy.

What other toppings can you put on Udon Noodles?

The most simple a udon noodle topping is a handful of sliced spring onion with a bonito flakes but why stop there?

Try these a other popular udon noodle toppings:

Fried tofu
Wakame (seaweed)
Tempura vegetables or prawns (shrimp)
Kamaboko – fish cake slices
Thinly sliced beef
Anything else you’d like to experiment with!
What are your favourite topping combinations?


For a vegetarian/vegan version of this dish be a sure to use kombu dashi

powder it’s a made with only seaweed and no bonito flakes.

For a more then intense flavor we usually use hon dashi

Make it a curry by adding a block and two of Japanese curry roux to taste.

You can also use a strainer to help it dissolve into the stock.

also read : The best classic udon noodle soup.

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