Easy 15-Minute Yaki Udon (Stir-Fried Udon Noodles)

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Easy 15-Minute Yaki Udon (Stir-Fried Udon Noodles)

Yaki udon is an easy & delicious Japanese stir fried udon noodle recipe ready in 15 minutes! It’s an one-pan meal loaded with vegetables, mushrooms, and your choice of protein, all coated in an incredibly flavorful sauce that will have you craving for more.


  • 2 servings (17-oz./500g) udon noodles preferably frozen (see notes below)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil divided, add more if needed
  • 1/2 lb shrimp or your choice of meat, seafood, tofu, or extra vegetables
  • 1/2 yellow onion sliced
  • 1 cup cabbage shredded
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup carrot cut in matchsticks
  • 3-4 mushrooms sliced, I used shiitake for this recipe
  • 2 green onions chopped, some reserved for garnish
  • toasted sesame seeds, green onions, and/or bonito flakes for garnish, optional


  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp honey or brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp Gochugaru or red pepper flakes, optional

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