Chicken Udon Noodles

Looking for an easy weekday dinner? This quick Chicken Udon Noodle dish is perfect! It's the perfect balance of sweet and spicy with chicken and mushrooms that can be made under 30 minutes. We are always on the look out for easy meals that can be made under 30 minutes. After a long day at work, it is hard to have to cook something that takes longer than an hour. So when we can create a quick meal that is delicious, we take that as a BIG win!I can't tell you how many times this recipe has saved us so much time. I can't tell you how many times this recipe has saved us during the work week. Udon Chicken Noodle Easy Dinner Recipe

What are udon noodles?

Udon noodles are thick style noodles. They are made of wheat flour and used in Japanese cuisine. Udon noodles are used in many Japanese inspired comfort dishes. They are prepared and served in a variety of ways. They are sue in hot soup to stir fried dishes. The most common for they are used is in kake udon with kakejiru that is made with a variety of Japanese ingredients.

Ingredients

Sauce Ingredients

Instructions

In a small bowl mix all sauce ingredients together and whisk together until combined. Then set asideIn a wok heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook until it is no longer pink and starts to brown. Then add in the mushrooms and let them cook until the mushrooms start to soft and begin to brown. Add the udon noodles and prepared sauce into the wok. Toss everything together and let the noodles cook unto they are heated through. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.

Do I have to use chicken breast?

The answer is, no! If you don't want to use chicken, you don't have to. This dish tastes equally as delicious with out the chicken. You can us beef, shrimp and tofu! If you decided to use tofu, you can always substitute the chicken broth to vegetable broth and make a yummy vegan dinner!

How to Store leftovers?

If you happen to have leftovers, fear not this dish tastes absolutely amazing the next day. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.
  • Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 4 yield(s)
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Ingredients
  • 14 oz udon noodles
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • 4 oz white mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 green onoins (chopped)
  • Sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 1/4 tsp ginger (freshly grated)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl mix all sauce ingredients together and whisk together until combined. Then set aside.
  2. In a wok heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook until it is no longer pink and starts to brown. Then add in the mushrooms and let them cook until the mushrooms start to soft and begin to brown.
  3. Add the udon noodles and prepared sauce into the wok. Toss everything together and let the noodles cook unto they are heated through. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds.
Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.