Low-Cal Drinking Appetizer: Mentaiko and Shirataki Noodles

Low-Cal Drinking Appetizer: Mentaiko and Shirataki Noodles

Why not try this as a drinking snack when you are on a diet? It's low in carbohydrates, so it's recommended for people on low-carb diets.

Ingredients: 1 bag's worth of shirataki noodles

Shirataki noodles
150 g
30 g
10 g
Seasoned salt, pepper
a small amount
Shiso leaves, green onions
a small amount


1. Drain the shirataki noodles and cut them into easy to eat lengths. Stir fry the noodles in a non-stick frying pan until the moisture and odor are gone.
2. When the moisture is gone, add butter and mix.
3. When the butter has coated the noodles, turn the heat down low, add the mentaiko and mix.
4. Season with salt and pepper. Done!
5. Transfer to a plate and add shiso leaves or green onion etc. as garnish (optional).

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband is currently on a low-carb diet, at least for dinner! He mutters "I want to east pasta..." every day, so I made this pasta-like dish using things I had in my sparsely stocked refrigerator, and it loved it. So I made it into a recipe.