By some miracle, I found an international food store about 90 minutes away from my home. You might be saying "I would never drive 90 minutes to go to a grocery store!" Well, the jokes on you because everything in North Dakota is 90 minutes away! 😖 smh. So unless I want to starve, I drive 90 F*&#ing minutes. (why do I live here?) Back on topic. I love trying new foods, that's why this is Megan's Food Universe. I need to always expand my universe and thanks to this awesome international market I can do just that.
I don't know about you but I fell in love with Yakisoba over the summer. 💓🍜It's salty and sweet and just good. Plus the international market I found had packages of yakisoba with a powder to make the sauce, which is awesome and easy!
AND!!! they even have instant yakisoba so I can eat it at work. YUM!
But to make yakisoba homemade is kinda a pain if you can't get some special ingredients. So I wanted to have a recipe I could use that consisted of easily obtainable ingredients from stores in the U.S. After searching the Internet and comparing multiple recipes and putting together the flavors I liked I think we have a winner. Plus you can use instant ramen noodles which I know you can find anywhere.
Yakisoba Noodles or 2 Ramen Noodles (cooked)
1 cup Shredded Carrot
1 cup Chopped Napa Cabbage
3 Green Onions diced
1/2 pound Bacon cut into bite sized Pieces
1 tsp Sugar
2 tsp Soy Sauce
1 Tbsp Ketchup
2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
2 Tbsp Water
1 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
1 Clove Minced Garlic
First mix together your sauce and chop the veggies. Set aside for later.
In a pan start frying your bacon.
When the bacon is crisp remove it from the pan and set aside. You can leave the fat in the pan to cook you veggies but its optional.
Cook the veggies till soft about 5 minutes then remove from pan.
Add the noodles to the pan to start heating through. If you want you can leave the noodles so they start to brown or you can just toss everything in. I haven't seen a correct order on how to do this. Some recipes do the noodles first and others do the veggies first. Some like to brown the noodles and some don't. its all up to you.
Toss everything into the pan and give it a good mix to combine everything.
That's it! divvy up the noodles and enjoy. If you want the noodles more saucy you can make extra sauce or a fried egg is always a good addition.
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