Saturday, 6 April 2013

I love udon noodles


Over the past few months, I have fallen in love with udon noodles.  Perhaps it was my husband descibing them as earthworms and he didn't want to even see them.  Whatever it is, I love eating them.  They are thick and substantial, take sauce and flavours well, and because them come already cooked, they are ready to eat in minutes.
 
The ones I have been buying are  called Don Don Instant Japanese - Styled Noodle (Udon) from Kwong Tai Agency Co., Ltd. The package contains 4 individual serving of 200 grams each.  I haven`t tried other brands at home, though I have eaten udon a few times in restaurants, and enjoyed them equally as well.
 
There are some simple recipes on the back of the package and I adjusted on to my needs and ingredients at hand.
 
Heat a teaspoon of oil in a frying pan along with one packet of udon.  Add a teaspoon of oyster sauce and about a tablespoon of sweet chili sauce for chicken.  Stir fequently.  Add whatever small cut vegetables and stir for a few minutes.  I added a handful of bean sprouts. I then poured it into a flat bowl.  Then I scrambled friend a beaten egg.  I also added a handful of fresh greens into the serving dish, added the egg on top sprinkled with a bit of Sriracha sauce.
 
Simple yet so tasty.
 
 

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12 comments:

....Petty Witter said...

Yum. Not that we have this particular brand but I love this variety of noodle. Great when stir-fried with veggies.

Rikki said...

Sounds like a very nice and quick recipe. I am not too fond of udon noodles, but I wouldn't say no to this meal.

caite said...

I have never met a noodle I don't like, but udon is at the top of the 'love'm" list!

(Diane) bookchickdi said...

I have eaten udon and it's pretty good, but I don't think I can get my husband to eat it.

JoAnn said...

I love noodles - this sounds simple and delicious. Wonder if I can find that brand at Wegmans...

Carole said...

Thanks for this idea - I usually boil up egg noodles but this sounds faster and tasty. Cheers

Marie said...

I don't mind udon, but they are not my favorite noodle. But that's only because they don't wind nicely around a fork for eating. Too messy for me.

Your dish looks yummy, though.

Nice bright new blog format! Love the colour!

Pierce said...

I like all sorts of noodle dishes. Looks great and easy. That's a winner for sure.

Beth F said...

I use udon noodles a lot because they cook so fast. Perfect to adding last minute to a soup.

Cecelia said...

Udon noodles are perfect to have on hand for that night when you just don't want to make a big effort (let's be honest, that's more often than not in my world!). I haven't tried that brand, but I will be on the lookout. Thanks for sharing!

Laurie C said...

I confess to not knowing what udon noodles are! I wonder if they're gluten-free, by any chance. I'll google and find out!

Mary Frances McNellis said...

I've had udon noodles at a restaurant and loved them. Thanks for the easy recipe to make at home!