Japanese Noodle Dishes

An array of noodles are popular in Japanese cuisine for almost any meal. Enjoy these Japanese recipes featuring ramen, shirataki, soba, somen, or udon noodles.

See Popular Japanese Noodle Dishes Recipes

Crispy Udon Noodles with Nori Salt

Food & Wine

Inspired by a snack served at Japanese restaurants, Marcia Kiesel boils udon noodles until they are just al dente, then ties them into small bundles and quickly fries them in a shallow layer of vegetable oil. They are addictively crunchy.

Total: 35 mins

Crispy Shrimp with Noodle and Bean Sprout Salad

Food & Wine

"Lime, mint, peanuts, panko, noodles, shrimp -- lots of textures collide in this dish, screaming for a white wine with some acidity," says restaurateur Peter Kasperski.

Total: 1 hr

Rice Noodles with Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe makes four noodle bowls of large shrimp, red sweet pepper, and fresh snow pea pods flavored with either purchased or homemade Green Curry Paste.

Total: 35 mins

Salmon Buckwheat Noodle Bowl

Better Homes and Gardens

Japanese buckwheat (soba) noodles, tossed with orange sections, red onion and topped with balsamic marinated salmon, add subtle earthy flavor to this hearty yet low-fat main dish recipe.

Total: 30 mins

Asian Pork, Mushroom, and Noodle Stir-Fry

Food & Wine

This stir-fry calls for succulent pork tenderloin, shiitake, bok choy and chewy noodles -- either Japanese curly noodles (available in the international aisle of supermarkets) or instant ramen.

Total: 45 mins

Thai Chicken and Soba Noodle Salad

Midwest Living

Lots of veggies, grilled chicken and a peanut dressing blend to create this chilled main-dish salad.

Sukiyaki

Better Homes and Gardens

Tofu, Asian vegetables and cellophane noodles are the key ingredients in this healthy version of a classic Japanese dish.

Japanese-Inspired Beef & Noodle Salad

EatingWell

Sirloin steak, soba noodles (Japanese buckwheat noodles) and shredded carrots make this healthful, aromatic salad a sophisticated treat any night of the week.

Total: 40 mins

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Stir-Fry

Family Circle

A fascinating blend of flavorings add Asian intrigue to this asparagus and beef stir-fry recipe.

Warm Soba with Pork, Shrimp and Cabbage

Food & Wine

This soup is packed with shrimp, pork, mushrooms, noodles, and cabbage, so it's a terrific one-bowl meal. Grace Parisi delicately seasons the broth with store-bought dashi, a Japanese stock made from dried bonito (tuna) flakes.

Total: 30 mins

Asian Beef and Noodle Bowl

Better Homes and Gardens

Use prepackaged ingredients to make this delicious one-dish supper in just 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins

Asian Vinegar Chicken

Better Homes and Gardens

Vietnamese dishes like this one are light and fresh in flavor. Their differences from other Asian countries' cuisine are subtle--in this sweet-and-sour recipe, fish sauce is used instead of soy sauce.

Total: 45 mins

Spicy Beef and Noodle Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

The Asian sweet chili sauce drizzled over seasoned beef and rice noodles makes a sweet and sassy salad recipe in less than 30 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Easy & Healthy California Sushi Rolls: Make the Takeout

Hello, folks. Today we are going to make California Sushi Rolls. DO NOT run away. This will be fun. And it will easy -- as in "only 30 minutes" easy. Admit it. When seated at the counter of your favorite Japanese restaurant, you've always wanted to know how the sushi chef does it. Lots of skill required. True, becoming a sushi "artist" takes years of practice. But a simple sushi roll like this one. Hey, we can do that. (Click here for great Japanese noodle dishes and here for easy recipes for healthy Japanese chicken.) There are reallyread more

Miso-Glazed Scallops with Soba Noodles

EatingWell

This Japanese-inspired dish uses one sauce--a sweet/salt combination of mirin and miso--to make both the marinade for the scallops and the caramelized pan sauce for the noodles. A good pairing would be a simple green salad dressed with a citrus vinaigrette.

Total: 30 mins

Hoisin Beef & Edamame Noodles

EatingWell

Sweet hoisin sauce and tangy lime juice balance perfectly in this quick, colorful, Asian-inspired noodle dish. Make it a meal: Dress a cucumber salad with toasted sesame oil and lime juice and enjoy a cup of jasmine green tea.

Total: 30 mins

Sesame-Crusted Tofu with Spicy Pineapple Noodles

EatingWell

The tropical flavors of the hot chile-spiked pineapple noodles that accompany the crispy tofu in this dish will take the chill out of any cold day.

Total: 40 mins
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