Thanks Loren, Hi Loren! I’m glad to hear you enjoy reading about stories behind food. I put your request in list of recipes to share. And I agree, mentsuyu is amazing with yaki udon! Hi Laura! It was delicious! I really want to make this, but they dont offer yakisoba noodles near me! I’m in awe… – My housemate can’t eat mushrooms, so I put in some bok choy and a few small pieces of broccoli instead. I had it for lunch the other day as a quick-fix, while my boyfriend decided to eat pizza rolls. I made this last night and we had enough for lunch today. I don’t buy that brand anymore. Did you use Maruchan brand of Yakisoba Noodles? I’m happy to hear you are keeping Japanese heritage! – Aww thank you! I am honored to know your family use my blog to make recipes. These noodles are not sold frozen in Japan, and they are not meant to be frozen as the texture can’t hold well once defrosted. If you use soba (buckwheat) noodles… it’s not really Yakisoba as the noodles are completely different types. )… I hope the sauce tastes okay for you! Whisk all the ingredients for Yakisoba sauce. Nissin Germany Sends A Bunch Of Cool Stuff! . , Hi! Interesting! It is perfect for a lunch time meal or as a side dish at dinner time. 15oz? Even though the color of noodles is yellow-ish, they are not egg noodles, and the color is the result of using kansui. Thank you for the recipe! Transfer to plates and garnish with dried green seaweed and pickled red ginger. So yakisoba is next , Hi Nina! Samyang Spicy Stir Fry Ramen Instant Noodle. I'm Nami, a Japanese home cook based in San Francisco. I especially like the explanation of different terms, and what soba actually means. It’s a keeper! If not, how about dried noodles on Amazon, like this: It’s a bit different but something like this: Glad I am Back after a couple of years away Nami, hope you remember me. This looks identical to Japanese Town in SF. This is a different Maruchan Yakisoba – the dry noodle you can get in a tray form. GREAT COLLEGE GIFT: Ramen is a staple snack for college kids so help feed their late-night study cravings with Maruchan ramen! We simply have these cheap Teriyaki places here where I live. I use thinly sliced steak as the meat (and then use the left over meat I didn’t cook for gyudon the next day) and add fresh green beans and it’s so delicious! We all had become Friends. I actually tasted the sauce prior to adding it to the dish but found out it was very disappointing. Hi Kyle! I have never tried it, but if you have udon noodles, you can make it like. (An odd find for such a place, I think. Do you know a good way to get these ordered and delivered to the US? Namiko san. I’m glad to hear she enjoyed the curry! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe! Homemade yakisoba always tastes better with good quality ingredients. this brings back so many memories, thanks for the recipe. Get it cut in the style of thick-sliced bacon, and cut those into 1″ squares. Many of you know “soba” means buckwheat noodles, and that’s correct. Enjoy! Hi Erin! It happened to me, so I use Myojo brand noodles, which never break. Can’t get enough of it! I initially thought it was just my batch that was bad, but I now know it’s pretty consistently not thawing correctly. thinly sliced chicken thigh. These cookies do not store any personal information. Hi Mary! Sign up for the free Just One Cookbook newsletter delivered to your inbox! xo. If I had some shrimp it would have been tossed in there, too. No, not a silly question! Thank you for this gem- definitely making again. I’m sorry I’m late for responding. I think it’s not perfect, but maybe it’s the closest thing? Thank you! Since then Yakisoba has been cooked and enjoyed at home and Teishoku-ya (Japanese diners), and became an icon for Japanese street food. I prepared your yakisoba recipe tonight for dinner. 09 Maruchan Yakisoba Teriyaki Chicken and Teriyaki Beef Variety, 8 Pack with Spice of Life Sporks. Hi Kathy! Just made this, and it came out totally, completely perfect… I cooked everything to a T except for the meat and the addition of a lime/sriracha aioli dollops on top. It sounds really delicious (and you make Gyudon too, such a great way to use for two meals!). 3) I use Sun Okinawa style Soba Noodles, which is similar to a thick-cut egg noodle. Thanks so much for trying this recipe! This is an extremely satisfying and non-challenging recipe. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. ..I also subscribed to your channel! I was so annoyed by it. I was able to find Myojo brand yakisoba noodles in the East Bay at KP (Korean Plaza) on Telegraph in Oakland. Your email address will not be published. Thanks, Hi Anna! I love your blog! This looks americanized the one I had in 1975 came with and over easy egg on top. I was always eating yakisoba every chance that I made a trip to see Ieko san on my days off of work. Thank you for writing! I was very surprised to find out how sour the sauce tasted. Another option is to cut the other vegetables smaller/thinner, so the cook time will be less. Thank you for trying my recipe. OK… 2 questions: 1) I know there is a difference between Japanese and Chinese soy sauce… I can only find Chinese oyster sauce at my (really awesome… Asian Gourmet) store here in Bismarck. Slice the onion, cut the carrot into julienned strips, and slice the shiitake mushrooms. – I had the exact same issue with one brand – I think it was maru-chan. Thank you! Hello, Nami! I don’t want to use dehydrated ramen noodles and we don’t have fresh noodles here. . How cool you lived in Japan for 2 years! It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Your blog has made me discover Japanese homecooking and that’s all I have been doing for a week. Aww I’m really happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe! Thank you so much for trying this recipe! Hi Charlotte! Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. – My mom always adds bean sprouts! I have made this well over 10 times now for my boyfriend and I. I’m so sorry you can’t find the yakisoba noodles. Can I use the tonkatsu sauce and add more ingredients? 2) I use regular green cabbage. I should definitely watch Anthony Bourdain’s Okinawa episode! I love your recipes and can’t wait to try more of them. I love yakisoba. Thank you for your kind feedback. Happy to hear you have good memories in Japan! We use cookies to personalize your experience on our website. My slices were rather thick (though yummy). I recommend using the Myojo brand (see the picture above). Thanks so much for trying my recipe and for your kind feedback! Veggie Tofu Ramen See the recipe. Did I need to run more water over them before separating them? They are not noodles anymore! Hope you enjoyed the superbowl party! I think that looks like the sesame oil. Thank you for providing such a fun website. Add Yakisoba Sauce. Hi Nami! . I hope your foot will recover quickly! Glad to know it wasn’t just me! Hi Roel! That reminds me – I finally got a carbon steel wok but haven’t season yet… Not sure about the size, but I bet it’ll be delicious cooking in there! $5.75 each. I had just one question. Thank you for your kind feedback. Sincerely, Ralph Zaehringer, USAF, RETIRED, Hi Rarufu! Thank you for your kind words, Cassie! Hi Skott! Thank you!☺️, This recipe is once again amazing! Easiest Yakisoba option: use a fresh yakisoba kit! Any Ramen noodles or Chinese-style noodles should work for this recipe. Thinner than Myojo ( Cari produk Mie Impor lainnya di Tokopedia. We really enjoyed the dish. , Hi Nicole! Thank you for your feedback! , very nice, very easy i got it thanks n we appreciat u. Have you tried this company’s noodles? The more I came to the LOFT coffee shop. The recipe I shared is to make the exact (or I should say “similar”) taste to that Yakisoba Sauce brand. Thank you for your kind feedback. Hi Lele! Thank you for this recipe! , Love this recipe, flavourful and easy to make, thanks for the detail instructions! In Japan, it’s never been frozen during the shipping process, maybe it’s sold fast enough. One of my readers highly recommended this brand for ramen and yakisoba for those who don’t have an access to fresh noodles: Maybe your version has bonito flakes (Katsuobushi) but not all yakisoba has bonito flakes on top. , Hi Nami! , After an episode of Midnight Diner left me wanting yakisoba (something I’ve never had), I found your blog. Yakisoba Sauce is mostly used for seasoning Yakisoba, the classic Japanese fried noodles. Hi, Nami, I tried your recipe & came out very good. Cheers! Ieko had Friends there at Loft. I’m from Japan and live in San Diego. I currently don’t have any cookware that large. Thank you for your feedback! Yeah cook in batches or cook in 2 pans will do! But without having a decent Asian section in stores…this might be very difficult… Oh! By clicking “Accept”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. The “LOFT COFFEE SHOP). Myojo noodles ship frozen but are not intended to be sold frozen. Hi Alina! It was my dad’s favorite weekend lunch. Thanks for trying my recipe and for your kind feedback. So glad you enjoyed it. I tried a few that (miserably) failed to capture what my memory held so dear. I made this tonight and it was AMAZING. The entire dinner was ruined. Recipe by Namiko Chen of Just One Cookbook. I often have to substitute them with the Chinese ones. Going to definitely make Yakisoba! I am not always able to get the refrigerator or freezer ones. My wife and I go to SF on occassion and go to Japanese Town. The word “soba” in Japanese has two meanings. I live in North Carolina and am having no luck finding a way to buy pre-cooked Japanese yakisoba noodles. ... Smoked Chicken Yakisoba See the recipe. Thank you so much! Separate the noodles with hands. It might just be because I live in Britain and am not familiar with this measurement, but if you could tell me how much 1pkg is in grams or ounces that would be great. I don’t have a homemade yakisoba noodles recipe (yet) but I hope to work on making noodles one day for the blog. 生焼きそば. Sincerely Thankyou. And this recipe along with the fresh Yakisoba sauce recipe is nothing short of heaven. Nami buys pork belly from the Nijiya and the weight of the meat in one package is usually more than 1/2 lb and less than 3/4 lb (see pork belly package here: I’m so happy to hear you enjoyed this recipe. Yakisoba (焼きそば) or Japanese stir fry noodles started to appear in the 1930s as So-su (= Sauce) Yakisoba (ソース焼きそば), and it was a popular children’s snack at the mom-and-pop candy stores (dagashi-ya 駄菓子屋 in Japanese) in late ’50s. In Japan, Yakisoba noodles are never sold frozen, but these noodles don’t last too long, so here in the US, they may be sold frozen. pickled red ginger (beni shoga or kizami beni shoga), Kamaboko Fish Cake with Salmon Roe 蒲鉾いくらのせ, Hot Pot for One 白菜と豚バラの一人鍋 – ‘Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories’,,,h_560,al_c,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/1e6eab_77025672f49b4ed7911efc00dec9765d.png,,h_560,al_c,q_90,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/1e6eab_e4e97992a6be4ccfb4457ccc60d20760~mv2_d_3264_3264_s_4_2.webp,×1200/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/a/c/aceite-de-ajonjoli-_y-_soya_-207ml-lkk_3.jpg,,, I did stir-fry them in the end… Turned out perfectly fine. The noodles are made in the United-States. Mr. JOC and I tasted and recreated the homemade sauce based on the Yakisoba sauce brand we have. Namiko san, I use to be stationed on Yokota Air Base in Japan . I’m so happy to hear you and your husband enjoy Japanese food and liked this recipe. I made this tonight, using bacon, instead of pork belly. Question: when I was trying to separate the noodles, they broke into small pieces! . I see… In Japan we don’t stir fry soba noodles, but outside of Japan, I’ve seen some people do it… but I’ve never tried it so it’s hard for me to say how it is like as “yakisoba”. 16.93 oz. We loved the sauce. Thank you very much for your kind feedback and I hope you enjoy other recipes on my site. But I did updated the images and added a video few years ago! I love this recipe! Thank you so much for the this great meal, Hi William! I wonder if Yakisoba is made in the same way. Their names were Michiko San and Sachiko San. Hi Kay! Hi Annie! Yakisoba is a classic Japanese stir fry noodles dish with pork and vegetables, and it's seasoned with a sweet & savory sauce similar to Worcestershire sauce. 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