Saturday, June 22, 2024

HomeWorld Traditional RecipesJapanese Traditional RecipesAuthentic Recipe of Yokote Yakisoba. Appetizing Japanese Traditional Fried Noodles from Yokote...

Authentic Recipe of Yokote Yakisoba. Appetizing Japanese Traditional Fried Noodles from Yokote City.

Yokote Yakisoba is a popular authentic Japanese dish with a unique characteristic that comes with a fried egg on top and sweet Fukujinzuke pickles.

Things to know about Yokote Yakisoba Recipe

The Japanese traditional Fried Noodles are stir-fried noodles seasoned with a slightly sweet sauce. What makes these stir-fry noodles unique is that it has Fukujinzuke pickled vegetables and top with a sunny-side-up egg.

It originated in Yokote City, Akita Prefecture, in 1950. A noodle company and a Yakisoba restaurant created the recipe. After its release, it quickly became very popular because of its delicious taste and affordable price. In 2001, a team of local restaurants organized a campaign called “Yokote Yakisoba Norenkai” to promote the dish.

Yakisoba is made out of wheat flour, and alkaline water, also known as Kansui or lye water. The lye water gives the noodle its yellowish color and chewy and smooth texture. You may choose to buy pre-steamed noodles that come with a packet of sauce.

Appetizing Japanese Traditional Fried Noodles from Yokote City. Authentic Recipe of Yokote Yakisoba.

Local Recipe Name with Local Characters: 郷土料理ものがたり
User submitted Recipe
5 from 1 vote

— General Atributes of This Recipe:

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Main Cooking Method Fried, Fried (Stir) – Wok


Servings 4 People
Calories / Serving 268 kcal



  • 1 tbsp Sake
  • 1 tbsp Mirin or rice wine
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
Our selection for you. CLICK TO SEE.
29 Comforting Carrot Casserole Recipes To Try For Your Dinner


  • 4 packets Yakisoba Noodles Pre-steamed
  • 120 grams (4.23 oz) Pork Thinly sliced
  • 4-5 leaves Cabbage
  • 2 pcs Bell Pepper Small
  • 100 grams (3.53 oz) Bean Sprout
  • 3 tbsp Pork Fat
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Salt To taste
  • Ground Black Pepper To taste
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Ginger Root Pickled, Shredded
  • 2 tbsp Seaweed Powder or aonori
  • 2 tbsp Dry Tuna Flake – Katsuobushi – Okaka – Dry Bonito Flake or katsuobushi
  • Mayonnaise Optional
  • 4 pcs Egg Fried, sunny side-up


Sauce Mixture

  • Mix all ingredients listed for the sauce in a large mixing bowl.
  • Make sure that all sauce ingredients are well mixed.


  • Open the noodle packet and put it in a colander, and rinse it well under running water.


  • Slice the pork into smaller pieces of about 2 cm (0.8 in), chop the cabbage, and take out the bean sprout's end.
  • Slice the bell pepper and take out the seed.

Frying the Topping

  • Preheat a frying pan using medium heat and add the vegetable oil.
  • Stir-fry the pork for about 2 to 3 minutes and put the cabbage and bell pepper.
  • Stir-fry again until the vegetables become tender and the pork is cooked.
  • Add the bean sprout and stir-fry for about 1 minute.
  • Slightly season it with salt and pepper.
  • Remove it from the fire and set it aside.

Frying the Noodles

  • Use the same frying pan and add of vegetable oil.
  • Put the noodles and stir-fry while untangling them using a chopstick.
  • Using a spatula, press the noodles down and leave it for about 2 to 3 minutes until the color becomes slightly brown.
  • Turn over the noodles and repeat pressing and leaving it again for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the cooked pork and vegetables to the noodles and mix well.
  • Set the noodles on the other side of the pan and add the sauce on the other side to make it sizzle.
  • Mix everything and coat the noodles with the sauce.


  • Pour the noodles into a serving plate and top with with aonori seaweed and tuna flakes.
  • You may add some mayonnaise and fried sunny-side-up egg on top, but it is optional.
  • Serve it immediately.

— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:


Calories: 268kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 7gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 35mgSodium: 560mgPotassium: 244mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 166IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Japanese Traditional Fried Noodles, Yokote Yakisoba Recipe, 郷土料理ものがたり
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

What to serve with

Some people serve it with a fried sunny-side-up egg on top, but if you are allergic to eggs, you may enjoy the dish as it is.

Our selection for you. CLICK TO SEE.
Authentic Recipe of Şüyüd Plov. Mouthwatering Azerbaijani Traditional Dill and Lamb with Rice.

Photo Disclaimer: – Images used in this article are owned by the respective individuals, artists, or other parties who post on their private social media accounts. These images only serve as an inspiration and cannot be copied (images or designs) for personal use.

Health Disclaimer: Agoralia is not responsible for any health problems that could be related to the information provided on the website. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice and should not be relied on as health or personal advice. The content is for informational purposes only, and should not be taken as professional medical advice reliance on or use of the information on the website is at their own risk. Always seek the guidance of your doctor or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding your health or a medical condition. Never disregard the advice of a medical professional, or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Website.


How useful was this post?

Click on a heart to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

As you found this post useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?


Most Popular