Soy Milk Miso Noodle Sauce for Somen & Udon Noodles

Soy Milk Miso Noodle Sauce for Somen & Udon Noodles

Dip your noodles in a soy milk and miso sauce. The vinegar helps thicken the sauce.

Ingredients: one serving or less

☆ Miso
1 to 1+1/2 teaspoon
☆ Soy sauce
1/2 to 1 teaspoon
☆ Bonito based dashi stock granules
1/2 teaspoon
☆ Sugar
1/3 teaspoon
Soy milk (unprocessed)
150 ml
a bit less than 1 teaspoon
Bonito flakes
2 pinches


1. Combine the ☆ ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Add the soy milk gradually, dissolve in the miso, and add the rest of soy milk. After mixing well, pour the vinegar and dried bonito flakes.
2. This basic sauce is delicious as it is, but here are some other ideas.
3. Add a spoonful of chunky ra-yu for spice and crunch.
4. Mix yuzu pepper paste and sesame seeds with the ☆ ingredients for a fiery and herbal kick.
5. Or add minced umeboshi and bonito flakes for a tart and refreshing broth.
6. I added julienned pickled spring ginger.

Story Behind this Recipe

I am too busy taking care of my newborn, so most of my lunch tends to be somen noodles, which is easy to prepare.
I got tired of the usual mentsuyu sauce, so I prepared this with soy milk and ingredients in my pantry.