Udon Noodles with Deep Fried Tofu

Kitsune Udon
  • By
    The Food Studio
  • Time
    15 minutes
Udon Noodles with Deep Fried Tofu

Udon is a traditional Japanese noodle dish. This recipe allows you to make "kitsune udon," noodles topped with deep-fried tofu boiled in salty-sweet sauce. The udon soup and the deep-fried tofu serve as accents, making it a satisfying dish. We hope you enjoy making this recipe.

Story:
What is Kitsune? Kitsune" means fox in Japanese, and Udon topped with Aburaage came to be called "Kitsune Udon" because it was thought that Aburaage was a favorite food of fox in old Japan.

Nutrition per Serving
  • Calories
    398
  • Sodium
    2900mg
  • Fat
    5.4g
  • Protein
    13.5g
  • Carbs
    68.9g
  • Fiber
    1.5g

Ingredients

Servings
-
2
+
Imperial
  • pieces aburaage (Deep fried tofu)
    • A
    • 0.42  cup dashi stock
    • 0.5  tbsp usukuchi soy sauce
    • 0.5  tbsp mirin
    • 0.5  tsp sugar
    • B
    • 2.54  cup dashi stock
    • 2.5  tbsp soy sauce
    • a little salt
  • servings udon noodles
  • pieces green onions/scallion

Instructions

Step 1

  • Cut the aburaage (deep-fried tofu) in half, and pour boiling water over both sides to remove the excess oil.
  • Cut the green onion into small slices.

Step 2

Put all ingredients of A in a pot and bring to a boil. Add the aburaage and simmer over low heat until the broth is absorbed. Turn off the heat.

Udon Noodles with Deep Fried Tofu

Step 3

Put the ingredients of B in a separate pot and turn on the heat. Turn the heat off once it boils.

Udon Noodles with Deep Fried Tofu

Step 4

Boil the udon noodles in boiling water and drain in a colander.

Step 5

Serve the udon and aburaage in a bow. Pour in the udon soup made in step 3. Top with green onions.

Tips

See also the recipe for handmade udon noodles.

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