Yaki Udon served in a dark coloured shallow bowl garnished with red pickled ginger.
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5 from 7 votes

Yaki Udon

Delicious and easy Yaki Udon recipe with step by step photos, and a video, including tips to make Japanese fried Udon noodle successfully.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: #Fried Udon noodle, #Yaki Udon
Servings: 2
Calories: 329kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 2 batch of Frozen Udon Noodles or 440g
  • 200 g thinly sliced pork fillet
  • 1 tsp sake
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 150 g cabbages
  • 1/4 carrot
  • 1/2 large onion or 60g
  • 1/4 green capsicum or 80g
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 1 tbs sugar
  • 1 tbs oyster sauce
  • 1 tbs sake
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 5 g ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • Bonito flakes and red pickled ginger for garnish


  • Slice the pork fillet thinly and place in a mixing bowl.
  • Add sake, soy sauce and ginger into the mixing bowl to marinate the pork for 10 minutes.
  • Cut all the vegetables into bite size pieces and set aside.
  • Mix all the sauce ingredients (soy sauce, sugar, oyster sauce, sake, mashed garlic, and grated ginger) in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Cook the udon noodles in boiling water for a couple minutes and drain the cooking water well.
  • Heat sesame oil in a large frying pan over high heat and add finely chopped garlic and ginger till it aroma.
  • Add the pork fillet and cook till it's colour changed to grayish colour.
  • Add the vegetables and stir fry for a couple minutes.
  • Add the udon noodle and toss all together.
  • Pour over the sauce mixture and mix them together well.
  • Serve on a plate and top with bonito flakes and red pickled ginger.



* Pork can be replaced with beef or chicken meat. 
*You can choose different vegetables too. 


Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 996mg | Potassium: 606mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 41.4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.5mg