Fried Rice + Yakisoba Noodles = Fried NoodleRice

Fried Rice + Yakisoba Noodles = Fried NoodleRice

Here is soba-meshi dish created in Nagata, Kobe!
Give it a try.
The authentic taste is easy to achieve even if you don't have good ingredients!

Ingredients: 4 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
200 g
Yakisoba noodles
2 servings
Plain cooked rice
2 rice cooker cups' worth (360 ml uncooked)
Vegetable oil
2 tablespoons
Salt and pepper
to taste
Dashi stock granules (I used Hondashi brand)
1 tablespoon
Hot water
1/4 cup
Bonito flakes
1 tablespoon
Japanese Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons
Tonkatsu sauce
5 tablespoons
Aonori (optional)
to taste
Ichimi spice (optional)
to taste


1. Roughly chop the pork into 2 cm slices.
2. Thinly slice the cabbage.
3. Roughly chop the yakisoba noodles into 2 cm pieces.
4. Put 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan, then stir-fry the pork belly.
5. Once the pork belly is browned, add the cabbage, season with salt and pepper, then continue to stir-fry.
6. Remove the pork and cabbage from the frying pan, then add 1 tablespoon oil. Add the rice and yakisoba noodles with the dashi dissolved in hot water, then stir-fry.
7. Once the rice and yakisoba noodles become cooked, return the pork and the cabbage to the pan, add the bonito flakes and thoroughly stir-fry.
8. Add the Japanese Worcestershire sauce, briefly stir-fry, add the tonkatsu sauce, evenly mix, then serve. Top with aonori and ichimi spice to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

My kids love this! It's easy to make! Since I'd like many people to try it, I polished the recipe so that it could be easily made at home.