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Oil-Free Yaki Udon Noodles

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2-4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Stir-Fry
  • Cuisine: Asian


Sometimes you just feel like thick, chewy, delicious noodles. Better yet, how about some Oil-Free Yaki Udon Noodles in a sweet, tangy sauce? Yes, please! That's comfort food in a bowl!


Units Scale
  • (2) 7 oz packages of Fortune Udon Noodles

Stir Fry Veggies

  • 4 sticks green onions
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 -2 inch piece of fresh carrot
  • 4 oz shiitake mushrooms
  • 4-5 cloves minced garlic


  • 2 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (Japanese rice wine)
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch


  1. Prepare noodles.  If using pre-cooked:  soak in hot water until they can be easily separated.  Drain and add to cold water until needed.   

    If using dried - cook according to package instructions to within 1 minute of final cooking time, then drain and add to cold water until needed. 

  2. Whisk all sauce ingredients together and set aside. 
  3. If using veggies, chop into small pieces.  Cut carrots into matchsticks, mince garlic and chop green onions separating the white ends from the green. 
  4. Heat a large pan over med-high heat, adding 1-2 tablespoons of veg broth or water to prevent sticking. 
  5. Add white onions, cabbage, carrots, and mushrooms, and stir-fry until softened. 
  6. Add garlic and continue to stir-fry for 30 seconds. 
  7. Drain noodles and add to pan along with the sauce and mix thoroughly.
  8. Stir fry 1 minute or until sauce thickens and noodles are hot. 
  9. Garnish with green onion tops and sesame seeds.

Keywords: oil free, Yaki, Udon Noodles