Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Stir-fry Udon

Sokehah Cheah | 10:35 PM | | |


This is a simple straightforward noodle dish which can be done in a jiffy.  Quick and easy to prepare, yet double up as a one-dish tasty and hearty meal!









The broccoli lends some colour and the chilli gives  the extra kick to this simple but wholesome noodles.

Ingredients
  • 3 packets udon noodles, (250 gm each) for 3 servings
  • 200 gm chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 6 pips garlic
  • 1 knob young ginger
  • 10 shallots
  • 2  tsp preserved black beans, ''Tau Si'
  • 1 red chilli
  • 150 gm  broccoli
  • 1/2 cup water
Seasoning for chicken
  • 1/2  tsp each of sugar, light soya sauce and sesame oil
  • 1  tsp salt
  • a dash of pepper
Sauce for udon
  • 1/2  tsp each of dark soya sauce and sugar
  • 1  tsp salt and light soya sauce
  • 3  tsp oyster sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
Preparation

Pound the garlic, ginger, shallots, preserved black beans and chilli.  Saute some oil with the pounded ingredients till fragrant.  Add in the seasoned chicken meat, stir-fry.  Next, add in 1/2 cup water, salt, all the sauces and let chicken simmer till cooked.  Toss in the broccoli, stir-fry.  Add in the udon, give it a quick stir, add in the freshly ground black pepper.  Fine tune to taste.  Dish out to serve immediately.


13 comments:

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  1. We love udon noodles, so I love checking out all different ways to use them. My favorite stirfry...love how quick, easy and tasty it is! Thanks for sharing this one.

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  2. Mmmm I just had udon last night dip in shabu-shabu pot, I love your dry-version too :) Making my tummy growl~

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  3. I don't cook noodles often, well not this kind...usually ended up with instant noodles for lunch lol! this looks so much more appetising!

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  4. I just had miso udon last weekend and I want the stiry version too. Looks very delicious!

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  5. Sounds like a great and easy dinner idea.

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  6. are the udons easily fried on the wok? will they tend to stick easily on the wok, never tried this before.

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  7. Lyndsey
    You are most welcome.

    Min
    I like both soupy and dry versions of udon.

    Ann
    I saw yours, lovely too!

    Yummy Bakes
    Thank you!

    Jeannie
    Hope you're enjoying your holiday!

    Zoe
    Oh yes it certainly is!

    Sonia
    Yes, stir-fry for a change.

    Lena
    I used a non-stick pan. Just stir-fry for a short while as the udon is already cooked.

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  8. love a good stir-fried udon anytime! looks delicious :)

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  9. Look delicious...I am not good at stir frying noodles. Must master it ...so teach me the next time we meet up :)

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  10. Jen
    Thanks, it's easy to prepare and saves time too.

    Elin
    No problem, we share notes!

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  11. Have yet tried stir fried Udon mian! Sure looks delicious. I'm tempted to make some. Thanks for sharing.
    Kristy

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