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Vegan Yakisoba

40 min

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Yakisoba is a Japanese stir-fried noodle dish that combines ramen-style noodles with some (mock) meat, veggies and umami yet slightly sweet yakisoba sauce. For this recipe, we make our own sauce, which is surprisingly simple and super delicious!

Servings

Total

40 min

Prep

20 min

Cook

20 min

Contains

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soy

Gluten symbol

gluten

Free from

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peanut

Treenut symbol

tree nut

Sesame symbol

sesame

Ingredients

Stir-fry

  • 7.1 oz (200 g)
    dry yaki soba noodles
  • ½ Tbsp (7 mL)
    vegetable oil , for frying the chick'n
  • 7.1 oz (200 g)
    mock "chicken" pieces
  • ½ Tbsp (7 mL)
    vegetable oil , for frying the noodles
  • 3.4 oz (95 g)
    shiitake mushrooms, sliced (optional)
  • 1
    small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1
    carrot, julienned
  • 2 cups (128 g)
    shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup (90 g)
    fresh bean sprouts
  • 2
    stalks green onion, cut into 2 cm strips (optional)

Yakisoba sauce

Optional garnish

Directions

  1. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Heat some oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the mock “chicken” to cook until golden. Then transfer to a plate.
  4. Add some more oil to the now-empty pan, and add in the cooked noodles. Cook until lightly golden, about 4 minutes, stirring minimally. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  5. Add the shiitake mushrooms to the now-empty pan. Cook for 2 - 3 minutes.
  6. Add onion, carrot, and cabbage. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  7. Lastly, add the noodles, mock “chicken”, bean sprouts, green onions, and sauce. Cook for another 3 - 4 minutes until fully heated through.
  8. Garnish as desired, and enjoy!

Notes

  • Yaki soba noodles are essentially Chinese-style wheat based stir-fry noodles.

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Grains & Starches 51%

dry yaki soba noodles

Proteins 9%

mock "chicken" pieces

Fruits & Veggies 40%

shiitake mushroom

small onion

carrot

shredded green cabbage

fresh bean sprouts

stalk green onion

Calcium
No significant sources of calcium
Fat

vegetable oil

vegetable oil

Nutrition info

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Dom - June 2, 2024, 8:29 p.m.

The sauce was one of the best noodle sauces I've tried!


Athina - April 3, 2024, 7:37 p.m.

Delicious!


Sandro & Sandra - March 29, 2024, 1:59 p.m.

lekker


Dunja - March 20, 2024, 11 p.m.

Dellicious, just a bit too salty


clara - March 20, 2024, 8:06 p.m.

i am really running out of adjectives when writing little comments for your recipes they’re just all so good!! this is going straight into my meal rotation🤌

PUL Team - March 20, 2024, 11:30 p.m.

Aw we're smiling from ear to ear reading this, Clara! Thank you for always taking the time to leave the heartwarming reviews 🥰

Lily White - July 6, 2024, 7:46 p.m.

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Serena Di Sabatino Di Diodoro - March 19, 2024, 11:18 a.m.

Yum! I changed the sauce a bit because it was too sweet for my taste (removed the sugar and swapped some of the ketchup for white wine) but besides that it was delicious!


Jacky Rivera - March 18, 2024, 12:04 a.m.

I absolutely loved this!


Aboni Ney - March 9, 2024, 12:08 p.m.

This recipe is the BOMB!


Caitlin - March 8, 2024, 2:21 a.m.

Hello! Love the idea of this recipe, unfortunately I cannot find the vegan mushroom sauce in my town. Do you have a suggestion for a substitution?

PUL Team - March 9, 2024, 12:15 a.m.

Hey there, Caitlin, black soybean sauce works as a nice substitute and is often available in international grocery stores. Otherwise, you could try hoisin sauce or more soy sauce to taste 😊


Salome V Ingen - March 7, 2024, 5:36 p.m.

Oh wow.. so tasty! Very satisfying to eat. The week before this recipe came out I ate Yakisoba on an animeconvention, and it was tasty! Only the "veggy one" had a couple of leafs of cabbage... now this makes up for it BIG time 🥰

PUL Team - March 7, 2024, 8:05 p.m.

Aw we're so thrilled that the Vegan Yakisoba was enjoyed, Salome! It means so much 😊


T.H. - March 5, 2024, 12:18 p.m.

The whole family loved it!


Carley - March 3, 2024, 11:20 p.m.

This was very good. This was my first recipe of many to come and it was so easy to follow the directions to make it turn out great!


Lisa - March 1, 2024, 9:17 a.m.

Loved it!! Was lazy and didn't do the frying step for the noodles and just added them straight in after boiling. Worked perfectly!


Elena Cruz - Feb. 28, 2024, 9:32 p.m.

Just made it! Fav comfort food

Sophia - Feb. 28, 2024, 10:33 p.m.

I agree!!


Mel - Feb. 28, 2024, 3:30 p.m.

This was delicoous!!


Smiti Nathan - Feb. 28, 2024, 12:34 a.m.

Just made this and it’s delicious. It’s quite forgiving if you need to make substitutions, which I needed too. I added a little hot sauce too. Excited that it keeps well as leftovers ☺️

PUL Team - Feb. 28, 2024, 7:59 a.m.

So happy you enjoyed it, Smiti, thank you!


Andy - Feb. 27, 2024, 5:46 p.m.

Yummy!


JJ - Feb. 27, 2024, 9:22 a.m.

My husband inhaled this. He's a meat-eater, so I consider this a huge win. THanks PUL!

PUL Team - Feb. 27, 2024, 6:42 p.m.

So thrilled that the Vegan Yakisoba was enjoyed, JJ! It's always a big compliment when everyone savours a recipe 🤗


Shawn - Feb. 26, 2024, 10:12 p.m.

This was INCREDIBLE! The sauce alone was divine!

PUL Team - Feb. 27, 2024, 6:42 p.m.

Woohoo! Thanks, Shawn :)