Thick Mentaiko Sauce Tossed Chilled Udon

This is a chilled udon dish topped with a thick mentaiko and Japanese yam sauce. The rich parmesan cheese makes this amazing!

Ingredients: 1 serving

Udon (Recipe ID: 822741)
1 serving
120 g
30 g
Parmesan cheese
5 g
a small amount
1/2 teaspoon
Shiso leaves
3 leaves
Shredded nori seaweed
to taste


1. Peel the Japanese yam and grate 120 g. Place into a mortar. Add the doubanjiang and parmesan cheese and grind until smooth (about 3 minutes).
2. Pile the 3 shiso leaves on top of each other and slice. Cut the nori into 2 mm wide pieces using scissors.
3. Once the udon has cooked, rinse with cold water to remove the starchiness and thoroughly strain excess moisture.
4. Arrange the udon on a plate and top with lots of the thick mentaiko sauce. Garnish with the shiso leaves and nori, and then it's done!
5. Mix the udon with the thick mentaiko sauce and enjoy!
6. Homemade udon is so delicious! It's surprisingly easy so try it out! Recipe ID: 822741.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wondered if a thick mentaiko sauce would taste good with chilled udon, so I made this recipe.