curry udon noodle served in a Japanese pottery bowl
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5 from 8 votes

Curry Udon

Curry Udon is perfect comfort food for cold winter. Curry udon is a great combination of two Japanese popular food; Udon Noodle and Japanese curry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: curry udon
Servings: 2
Calories: 281kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 150 g thinly sliced beef
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 packet of Udon soup
  • 2 pieces of curry roux
  • 1 chopped scallions (green shallot) to garnish
  • 2 frozen udon noodles


  • Slice the beef very thinly and chop the onions.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in an oven proof frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onion and cook for a couple minutes.
  • Add the beef and cook until the meat colour change. 
  • Add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil. Remove the scum as often and as necessary.
  • Open and empty the instant udon soup packet to the frying pan.
  • Add 2 pieces of curry roux. 
  • When all the roux has dissolved and the soup has thickened, turn the heat off.
  • Meanwhile, in a separate pot, bring 2 litres of water to boil and add the udon noodle and cook it for one minute. *1
  • Turn the heat off and drain the cooking water.
  • Serve half of the udon noodle in a bowl and pour half of the curry soup.
  • Garnish with chopped green shallots.


*1 follow instruction of your Udon packet. 


Calories: 281kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1.8mg