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    Japanese yaki udon

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes

    Serves: 2


    125g dried udon noodles
    2 tbsp mirin
    1 tbsp Japanese rice vinegar
    3 tbsp soy sauce
    3 tbsp HP sauce
    1 tbsp sesame oil
    1 onion, sliced into half moons
    1 garlic clove, chopped 8 shiitake mushrooms, halved
    1 red pepper, sliced 100g cavolo nero, roughly chopped
    1 tbsp black or white sesame seeds, toasted 


    1 Cook the noodles according to pack instructions, drain, then rinse under cold water and set aside. Meanwhile, mix together the mirin, rice vinegar and soy and HP sauces.
    2 Heat the oil in a large wok over a high heat. Add the onion, garlic, mushrooms and red pepper, and stir-fry until slightly softened – about 3 minutes. Add the cavolo nero and fry for another minute. Add the sauce and noodles and stir-fry until hot and sticky. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and serve. 

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