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“Looking for a bowlful of comfort and flavor? Dive into the world of udon soup, where silky noodles, rich broth, and an array of delicious toppings come together in a symphony of taste. Whether you’re a seasoned udon enthusiast or a curious culinary explorer, this recipe will transport your taste buds to the bustling streets of Japan. So, grab your apron and get ready to create a steaming bowl of udon soup that will warm your soul and leave you craving more!”

Udon soup recipe

Udon soup is a traditional Japanese dish consisting of a flavorful broth served with thick wheat noodles called udon. The soup is typically made with a combination of broth, soy sauce, mirin (a sweet rice wine), and various seasonings. It often includes ingredients such as sliced green onions, mushrooms, bok choy, and protein options like sliced chicken, tofu, or shrimp.
Udon noodles are thick and chewy, which adds a hearty and satisfying element to the soup. The broth is usually savory and umami-rich, creating a delicious base for the noodles and other ingredients. Udon soup is known for its comforting and warming qualities, making it a popular choice during colder months or as a comforting meal any time of the year.
The versatility of udon soup allows for variations in ingredients and flavors based on personal preferences and regional variations. It can be customized by adding different vegetables, proteins, or seasonings to suit individual tastes.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Lunch or dinner
Cuisine Japanese


  • 8 cups of chicken or vegetable broth- 1/4 cup soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons mirin (Japanese sweet rice wine)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces udon noodles
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups sliced bok choy or spinach
  • 1 cup sliced green onions
  • Optional toppings: sliced cooked chicken, tofu, or shrimp


  • In a large pot, bring the broth to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the soy sauce, mirin, sugar, grated ginger, and minced garlic to the pot. Stir well to combine.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the broth simmer for about 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • While the broth is simmering, cook the udon noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms, bok choy or spinach, and half of the sliced green onions to the pot. Cook for about 5 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  • To serve, divide the cooked udon noodles among bowls. Ladle the hot soup over the noodles, making sure to include some of the vegetables and broth in each bowl.
  • Garnish with the remaining sliced green onions and any optional toppings you desire, such as sliced cooked chicken, tofu, or shrimp.
  • Serve the udon soup hot and enjoy!
    Feel free to adjust the ingredients and seasonings according to your taste preferences. Enjoy your homemade udon soup!



Serving: 100g
Keyword Udon soup
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