Recipe serves: 4

Udon noodles with onion and ginger

Ingredients
 
8 oz udon noodles
 
1 each medium onion, diced
1 tsp vegetable oil
 
Tbsp soy sauce
Tbsp oyster sauce
¼ tsp salt
tsp hot chilli
½ tsp ginger, minced
½ tsp sugar, optional
1/3 cup water


Preparation steps:
  1. Cook the Udon noodles (per package instructions), set aside.
  2. In a wok, stir fry the onion with oil until golden brown (about 6 minutes).
  3. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt , hot chilli, ginger, sugar, Udon noodles and water.
  4. Stir frequently until the sauce, noodles and onions are hot.

    Note - the Korean noodles are sweeter than the Japanese ones. Add 1 tsp of sugar when using the Japanese kind noodles.
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Take note!
  • Udon noodles - 8 oz is about 200g dry noodles.
    Brands:

       "Assi brand", "Oriental style noodles" Made in Korea.
       Package of 2LB. Purchase at Monterey market.

       "Trader Joe's", "Japanese style noodles" Made in Japan.
       Package of 300g.


Alternatives:
  • Ginger - use the "Fresh ginger spice blend" by
    "Gourmet Garden".
    Comes in a tube of 115g (4 oz). Keep refrigerated.