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Yaki udon recipe with shrimp

Yaki Udon Recipe With Shrimp (King Prawn)

Here's an easy yaki udon noodles recipe with shrimp (king prawn). It's so easy to make and the udon noodles are thick, chewy and tasty.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2 People
Calories 470 kcal


  • 1 Pack (425) g Udon Noodles Ideally Fresh Noodles
  • 15 (100) g Shrimp (King Prawn)
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Onion
  • Handful (50) g Beansprouts
  • 1 Carrot Cut Into Matchsticks
  • 4 Mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce

The Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing Cooking Wine
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • ½ tsp Salt


  • Prepare the udon noodles by boiling it according to packet instructions if they are not fresh or loose.
  • To make the sauce add 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce and dark soy sauce into a small mixing bowl. Followed by 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, Shaoxing cooking wine and sesame oil. Then add 1 teaspoon of vinegar and black pepper followed by half a teaspoon of salt.
    Mix the ingredients together until evenly distributed.
  • Add a tablespoon of oil to a wok heated on a high heat, add chopped garlic to the wok and fry for 1 minute. Then add the onions, beansprouts, mushrooms and carrots to the wok and stir for an extra 2 to 3 minutes, then take the veg out and leave aside for later use.
  • Add a tablespoon of oil into a clean wok, add the shrimp (prawns) and a tablespoon of dark soy sauce and stir for a few minutes until they are no longer grey.
  • Add the udon noodles to the same wok with the shrimp and stir for 1 to 2 minutes until evenly distributed. Then add the sauce you made earlier and mix the noodles into the sauce using tongs.
  • Add the fried vegetables, stir until evenly distributed and enjoy!



Calories: 470kcalCarbohydrates: 74gProtein: 23gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 2931mgPotassium: 502mgFiber: 15gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 5198IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 2mg
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