Udon Noodles with Miso Soup

The warming goodness of miso gives this wholesome dish a real hearty kick. Perfect comfort food.


Serves: 2

  • 200g udon noodles
  • 100g chicken thigh
  • 1 leek
  • 2 shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 eggs
  • 50g red miso paste
  • 700ml dashi
  • 1 tbsp sake


  1. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions.
  2. Bring the dashi to the boil then add the cooked noodles and cook for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces. Cut the leek diagonally, 1cm thick. Stem the shiitake.
  4. Dissolve the miso paste in a small amount of cooking liquid then add to the dashi, together with the sake, chicken, shiitake and leek. Cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Remove the lid, break the eggs over the ingredients, and recover until the egg is half cooked.


This dish is served in individual clay pots in Japan.