Mom's Yakisoba(Japanese fried noodles)

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

My Mom and I created this after being stationed in Japan and eating Yakisoba from the street vendors. This is not exactly the same-but a good substitute

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  • 1 package ramen noodles
  • 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • soy sauce


  1. Boil noodles in just enough water to cover, including seasoning packet.
  2. Saute cabbage and onions in 1 T cooking oil.
  3. when noodles are limp, drain and add to skillet with cabbage and onions with remaining oil.
  4. Stir to mix and fry noodles.
  5. Add remaining ingredients, toss to mix.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Serves two.
  8. Can be doubled and can add leftover meat like steak, pork, or chicken to make a complete meal.