Yaki Udon is a classic Japanese stir-fry dish that is quick and easy to make. This 15-minute recipe is a great way to enjoy a delicious and nutritious meal in no time. The addition of chia seeds adds a nutty flavor and a boost of protein and fiber.
- 1 package of udon noodles
- 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
- 1/2 cup of sliced mushrooms
- 1/2 cup of sliced carrots
- 1/2 cup of sliced bell peppers
- 1/2 cup of sliced onions
- 1/4 cup of soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the udon noodles according to the package instructions.
- Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add the mushrooms, carrots, bell peppers, and onions to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked udon noodles to the skillet and stir to combine.
- Add the soy sauce, honey, chia seeds, garlic powder, and ground ginger to the skillet and stir to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender and the noodles are heated through.
- Serve hot and enjoy!
Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe
Additional Tips and Variations
- Feel free to add other vegetables of your choice such as broccoli, zucchini, or snow peas.
- For a vegan version, substitute the honey with agave nectar or maple syrup.
- For a spicier version, add a pinch of red pepper flakes.
- For a crunchier texture, add some toasted sesame seeds.