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Kimchi Udon (15 minutes)

Udon fried with kimchi and a fragrant spicy sauce for a savory, sweet and salty chewy noodle bite.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: 15 minutes, asian fusion, kimchi, spicy, udon noodles
Servings: 1 person


  • ½ tablespoon oil vegetable or avocado
  • ¼ cup kimchi chopped in small pieces
  • 1 packet frozen udon noodles
  • 1 sliced green onion half for frying and save half for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon kimchi juice
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil for garnish
  • sesame seeds for garnish

optional additions

  • 1 fried egg
  • crispy panko
  • any cooked protein


  • ½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon fish sauce
  • ½ tablespoon gochujang (red pepper paste)
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • black pepper


  • Make sauce by mixing 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce, 1/2 tablespoon gochujang, 1/2 tablespoon sugar and black pepper.
    ½ tablespoon soy sauce, ½ tablespoon fish sauce, ½ tablespoon gochujang (red pepper paste), ½ tablespoon sugar, black pepper
  • Chop kimchi in small pieces (if not already in small pieces). Slice green onions. Leave half for garnish and another half for frying.
    ¼ cup kimchi, 1 sliced green onion
  • Boil water in a pot and cook udon noodles for 1-2 minutes until al dente. Turn off heat and set noodles aside in water. Tip: Boil water in a kettle to speed up the process for this quick meal.
    1 packet frozen udon noodles
  • Heat pan on medium heat. Once pan is hot, add 1/2 tablespoon oil and 1/4 cup kimchi. Then, add half of your sliced green onions. Saute for 1 minute.
    ½ tablespoon oil, ¼ cup kimchi, 1 sliced green onion
  • Strain the udon noodles and add to the pan with the sauce you made in step 1. Stirring occasionally and cook for 1 minute. Add 1 tablespoon kimchi juice and 2 tablespoons water. If you have any leftover protein like chicken, you can also add to the dish to cook at this time. Mix together for half a minute and you’re done.
    1 packet frozen udon noodles, 1 tablespoon kimchi juice, 2 tablespoon water, any cooked protein
  • If you’re feeling fancy, fry an egg sunny side up. And if you’re looking for a slight crunch, fry some panko bread crumbs in oil and use as a garnish. Hope you enjoy!
    ½ teaspoon sesame oil, sesame seeds, 1 fried egg, crispy panko, 1 sliced green onion



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