Recipe: Udon Noodle Soup

Udon noodle soup is a popular Japanese dish.  This recipe is with prawns and tofu In a delicious broth of miso. Prawns are a great source of Vitamins B-6, B-12 and Niacin, which help the body produce energy, build muscle and replenish red blood cells. Prawns contain significant amounts of iron. Serves 2-3.


3 tbsp of dried flaked seaweed 

20 cooked fresh prawns deshelled, cleaned & washed in cold salty water

2 small carrots julienned 

1 large red capcium julienned 

200 grams of cooked udon noodles 


125 grams of tofu diced 

2 tbsp fish sauce

2 tbsp soya sauce 

1 tbsp sesame oil 

1 tbsp good quality white miso paste 

1 garlic clove grated finely

1 tsp ginger grated finley 

1 small shallot thinly sliced  

Half a cup of boiling water 

& 850 grams of boiling water



In a kettle boil 850 grams of water, set aside. 

On medium heat to a pot add the tofu, fish sauce, soya sauce, sesame seed oil, miso paste, garlic, ginger and shallot. 

Then after about 2-3 minutes add half a cup of the boiling water. Leaving to cook for another 3 minutes. 

Add the hot water to the pot, and then add the remainder of the ingredients. 

Bringing all to the boil. 

Serve and sprinkle with seaweed flakes. 


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