Welcome to the world of delicious Japanese Noodle Dishes! From popular ramen to comforting udon, I will introduce you to authentic recipes that make you feel like you’ve traveled to Japan!
In this collection, you’ll discover tasty Japanese Noodle Dishes that are easy to recreate at home. Whether you enjoy a hearty bowl of soup or a flavorful stir-fry, I’m sure you will discover your favorite here!
- This Recipe is For You If:
- You love Japanese food.
- You are looking for Japanese noodle dishes.
- You want to learn how to prepare Japanese noodle dishes.
Let’s get started!
Types of Japanese Noodles
We have a wide variety of noodles here in Japan, each with its unique texture and flavor. In this recipe, we’ll focus on the most beloved noodles:
- Ramen is wheat-based noodles in a flavorful broth, often accompanied by toppings like pork, seaweed, and green onions.
- Udon is thick wheat noodles known for their chewy texture, typically served in a mild soy-based broth with various toppings.
- Soba is made from buckwheat flour, served hot or cold, enjoyed with a dipping sauce or in a hot broth.
Let’s dive into Japanese noodle recipes below!
1. Shio Ramen (Vegetarian)
If you love ramen noodles and follow a vegetarian diet, I highly recommend trying this Shio Ramen recipe—a salt-flavored ramen soup! You can whip up this savory delight without using chicken broth!
2. Miso Ramen (Vegan)
In the array of Japanese ramen flavors, you want to experience the deliciousness of Miso Ramen! My personal favorite! The soup is infused with garlic, ginger, and miso paste and harmonizes perfectly with the ramen noodles. Give this recipe a try!
3. Vegetable Yakisoba (Vegan)
Vegetable Yakisoba is a beloved noodle dish in Japan, perfect for a quick lunch and dinner. Stir-fry an assortment of vegetables, some protein, and noodles with sesame oil, then finish with a flavorful and savory sauce. Give these yakisoba noodles a try!
4. Hiyashi Chuka (Vegetarian)
Hiyashi Chuka is a summer essential in Japan. This cold ramen noodle dish helps you stay cool in the heat and refreshes your entire body with a tangy and savory sauce.
5. Kake Udon Soup
This Kake Udon Soup recipe teaches you how to make the most simple noodle soup. Enjoy the chewy Japanese udon noodles in flavorful dashi soup with toppings like fish cake, soft-boiled eggs, and wakame seaweed. Give it a try for a quick and satisfying meal!
6. Tanuki Udon Soup (Vegan)
Tanuki Udon Soup is a classic udon dish featuring deep-fried tempura bits on top. This topping adds a delightful richness to the soup, creating a fulfilling and hearty dish!
7. Kitsune Udon Soup (Vegan)
Kitsune Udon Soup, a simple udon dish, stars seasoned fried tofu (Inari age) as its key topping. The Japanese have cherished this classic, timeless dish for generations.
8. Miso Udon Soup (Vegetarian)
This heartwarming Miso Udon Soup is a perfect comforting dish for cold days! Udon, the thickest Japanese noodles, perfectly complements the rich miso paste soup!
9. Curry Udon Soup
10. Vegan Udon Soup
This Vegan Udon Soup offers an umami-rich hot broth made from kombu dashi stock, paired with chewy udon noodles—a perfect comfort dish when you’re seeking something healthy and cozy!
11. Vegetarian Udon Soup
Dive into the comforting flavors of our heartwarming Vegetarian Udon Soup. Chewy udon noodles pair well with plant-based soup, perfect for a wholesome meal!
12. Vegetable Yaki Udon (Vegan)
This Vegetable Yaki Udon, tasty stir-fried udon noodles, is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner on busy weekdays. It’s a straightforward recipe, taking under 15 minutes from start to finish!
13. Miso Udon Carbonara (Vegetarian)
If you’re feeling like some light yet satisfying comfort food today, try this Miso Udon Carbonara! Thick wheat noodles are perfectly paired with creamy carbonara sauce.
14. Zaru Udon
Zaru Udon is a popular summer noodle dish. Boil the noodles, rinse them under cold water, and serve with a dipping sauce. It’s great for a light meal or when you want something refreshing. Enjoy the chewy noodles with the tasty sauce for a delightful experience!
15. Bukkake Udon
Bukkake Udon is a Japanese noodle dish with savory broth and various toppings. Try this easy dish if you’re in the mood for something tasty yet light!
16. Cold Udon Noodle Bowl
Summer is the ideal time for Cold Udon Noodle Bowl. Layer boiled udon with fresh summer vegetables and drizzle with a tasty noodle soup for an effortless recipe.
17. Chilled Natto Udon Noodle Bowl
18. Kake Soba Soup
Are you craving a homemade Kake Soba Soup recipe? Making this Japanese favorite is a breeze with my simple steps. Treat yourself to a delightful bowl of noodle soup right in your home!
19. Vegan Soba Soup
Are you searching for a soothing bowl of noodles? Give this Vegan Soba Soup a try – your perfect choice for a cozy and effortless dinner tonight!
20. Toshikoshi Soba Soup
Toshikoshi Soba Soup is a simple noodle soup that holds a special place in Japanese cuisine. The long and thin buckwheat noodles represent a healthy, long life in Japanese culture, and we believe eating these noodles on New Year’s Eve will bring good fortune to the family in the coming year.
21. Zaru Soba
Zaru Soba is a traditional Japanese noodle dish, perfect for cooling off in warm weather. These buckwheat noodles are a lighter and healthier option than udon and are popular among those mindful of their health. Enjoy the refreshing taste!
A Quick Guide for Japanese Noodles
Learn more about the world of Japanese noodles by exploring quick guides here:
- Soba vs. Udon: What is the Difference in Japanese Noodles
- 3 Popular Japanese Noodles Explained: Ramen, Udon, and Soba.
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I hope you enjoy these Japanese Noodle Dishes! If you give it a try, don’t forget to leave a rating to share your thoughts—I love hearing from you!
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- Japanese noodles of your choice
- Pick a recipe from these noodle recipes:1. Shio Ramen (Vegetarian)2. Miso Ramen (Vegan)3. Vegetable Yakisoba (Vegan)4. Hiyashi Chuka (Vegetarian)5. Kake Udon Soup6. Tanuki Udon Soup (Vegan)7. Kitsune Udon Soup (Vegan)8. Miso Udon Soup (Vegetarian)9. Curry Udon Soup10. Vegan Udon Soup11. Vegetarian Udon Soup12. Vegetable Yaki Udon (Vegan)13. Miso Udon Carbonara (Vegetarian)14. Zaru Udon15. Bukkake Udon16. Cold Udon Noodle Bowl17. Chilled Natto Udon Noodle Bowl18. Kake Soba Soup19. Vegan Soba Soup20. Toshikoshi Soba Soup21. Zaru Soba
- Follow the recipe instructions and enjoy the delicious dish!