Salt-Flavored Yakisoba Noodles with Lots of Leek

Salt-Flavored Yakisoba Noodles with Lots of Leek

Add a little sesame oil to finish.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Steamed yakisoba noodles
2 packs
Thinly sliced pork belly
about 3 slices
White Japanese leek
about 1 stalk
1 tablespoon
Salt and pepper
to taste
Chicken soup stock granules
a small amount
Sesame oil to finish
1 teaspoon
Beni-shoga red pickled ginger (optional)
to taste


1. Cut the pork into 2 cm pieces, and season lightly with salt and pepper.
2. Cut up the leek. This tastes better with lots of leek.
3. Microwave the yakisoba noodles for 1 minute 40 seconds at 600 W.
4. Heat oil in a frying pan.
5. Stir fry the pork.
6. When the color changes...
7. ...add the warmed yakisoba noodles.
8. Stir-fry while untangling the noodles. Add the sake and season with salt, pepper and chicken stock granules. (You could also use Weipa chicken soup paste)
9. Add the leek and continue stir frying.
10. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Drizzle on sesame oil to finish. So easy!
11. Top with beni-shoga pickled ginger if available, and enjoy.
12. You can use green onions instead of the leek.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make yakisoba noodles, but didn't have any cabbage. So I just added a ton of leek. My son said, "You made this recipe, Mom? I'm impressed!"