Yakisoba

Total Time
50mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
35 mins

This is a dish that is popular in Japan and usually sold as street food. This version is made with pork, although you could easily substitute chicken or tofu.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 lb lean pork loin, sliced thinly (against the grain)
  • 13 cup soy sauce
  • 13 cup rice wine
  • 1 12 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 ounces Chinese wheat noodles (udon noodles may be substituted)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 1 lb napa cabbage or 1 lb savoy cabbage, sliced very thin
  • 3 carrots, grated
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, rice wine, and sugar, stirring to dissolve.
  2. Cook noodles in boiling water about 8 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Drain noodles and rinse under cold water.
  4. In a large deep skillet or wok, cook onion in oil for about 3 minutes.
  5. Add the cabbage, carrot and ginger and cook until cabbage is softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Add the pork and cook for 2 minutes more.
  7. Cover the mixture with noodles and pour the sauce over all.
  8. Cover and cook for 3-5 minutes, the remove the lid and toss the mixture together until it is well combined.
  9. Place on a serving platter and garnish with chopped scallions, if desired.