Easy Dandan Noodles with Shirataki for Dieters

Easy Dandan Noodles with Shirataki for Dieters

This is an easy and low calorie dandan noodle dish made with shirataki!
It needs a lot of ingredients, but you can basically mix everything and it's done.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Meat miso:
Sesame oil
to taste
2 cloves
2 thumbs
Ground pork (ground chicken makes it lighter)
140 g
○Japanese leek
2 teaspoons
○Shaoxing wine (or sake)
2 teaspoons
●Hot water
3 cups - 600 ml
● Chinese soup stock
2 teaspoons
●Tahini (or sesame paste)
3 tablespoons
2 teaspoons
●Soy sauce
2 teaspoons
●Ground sesame seeds
3 tablespoons
●Ra-yu with Sichuan pepper (or regular ra-yu)
2 tablespoons
●Black pepper
to taste
Shirataki noodles
2 bags
Bean sprouts
1 bag
Bok choy
2 heads


1. Meat miso: Pour sesame oil in a pot, and stir-fry the minced garlic and ginger. When fragrant, add ground meat, and continue stir-frying.
2. Meat miso: When the meat is cooked through, add the ○ minced Japanese leek, Shaoxing wine, doubanjiang, and stir-fry some more. Transfer to a plate.
3. Add-ons: Boil the bok choy and set aside on a plate. Chop the shirataki noodles evenly into 3 portions and boil for 2-3 minutes.
4. Soup & Add-ons: Put the ● ingredients in a pot, and turn on the heat. When it starts to boil, add the shirataki noodles. When the noodles have absorbed the flavour, add the bean sprouts.
5. Serve the soup and add-ons from Step 4 into a bowl, put the meat from Step 2, and bok choy from Step 3 on top, then it's done.
6. Here's a variation: Cookpad user "atchin" substituted the ground meat with koya freeze-fried tofu. This'll be good for people who are on macrobiotic diet!

Story Behind this Recipe

I want to eat dandan noodles everyday.
Normal Chinese noodles are high in calories, so I created this dandan noodle recipe with shirataki, which you can easily cook at home.