Fried Miso Udon
Miso is a traditional seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and other ingredients. You are most accustomed to the classic miso soup, but this is just the most basic way to enjoy miso. Here we introduce to you an elevated use of miso paste.
A simple stir fried udon with miso sauce. The salty fermented bean paste really makes for a quick and easy sauce that hugs each and every strand of noodle, chicken and mushroom. A real easy and heart warming dish for you to enjoy.
How to level up from Miso Soup?
250g Chicken Thighs
4 Cloves Garlic
1tb Miso Paste
1/2tb Light Soy Sauce
Peel and crush 4 cloves of garlic. Peel and grate 1 thumb sized piece of ginger.
Chop up your chicken into bite size pieces and slice up your mushrooms.
Put up a pan on medium high heat with some oil.
Add in your garlic and ginger and fry till fragrant and your whole kitchen smells amazing.
Add in your chicken and mushrooms and give it a good stir around.
Set 2 portions of udon noodles to boil according to package instructions.
Once your chicken is almost cooked through add in 1 tablespoon of miso paste and 1/2 a table spoon of light soy sauce and mix it evenly throughout your chicken and mushrooms.
Drain and add your udon noodles into the pan with your chicken and mushrooms along with about 5 table spoons of water.
Give it a good mix together and allow to simmer on medium low heat till the miso sauce thickens and coats your noodles beautifully.
Season with salt if needed and garnish with some fresh parsley and optionally some spring onions.
Serve up with a fresh bowl of salad and you got a beautiful meal right there waiting for you.