Soupless Szechuan-style Sesame Udon Noodles

Dan-dan noodles is a recipe with spicy miso meat, originally from China. Thick udon noodles go really well with the spicy miso-seasoned topping.

Soupless Szechuan-style Sesame Udon Noodles
Photographed by Takeshi Noguchi


Recipe by
Yoshihisa Akiyama

Easy

Pork

Rice & Noodles

520kcal

20minutes

Calorie count is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 servings frozen udon noodles
  • 150 g ground pork
  • 1/2 tsp garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp naga-negi long onion (minced0
  • [A]

    • 1 tbsp sake
    • 1/2 tsp doubanjian(broad bean chili paste)
  • [B]

    • 100 ml water
    • 1 tsp granulated chicken stock (Chinese)
  • 1 tbsp sesame paste (white)
  • Hoso-negi green onion (cut into 2-3 mm slices), for garnish
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp miso

Directions

1

Heat 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat and stir-fry the pork. When the color changes, add the garlic and negi and briefly stir-fry.

2

Add [A] and stir-fry to draw out the spicy aroma.

3

Add [B] and bring to a gentle boil. Add 1 teaspoon of miso and mix together.

4

Add the sesame paste, mix together and briefly simmer.

5

Boil a generous amount of water in a pot and boil the udon according to the instructions on the package. Rub the noodles together under running water and drain thoroughly. Place in individual bowls.

6

Pour the seasoned pork over the noodles and garnish with hoso-negi.