Make “Yakisoba Pan” from Instant Noodles and Hot Dog Bun
Yakisoba is one of the noodle dishes most commonly eaten in Japan throughout the year, with Ramen, Udon, and Soba.
Unlike Ramen, Yakisoba is a broth-less dish made by stir-frying steamed wheat noodles with pork belly and vegetables, seasoned mainly with Japanese Worcester sauce.
Yakisoba Pan (焼きそばパン)
It may sound strange if you are not familiar with Japanese food culture, but the food combination of Yakisoba noodles and a bun is ordinary in Japan.
The hot dog bun with Yakisoba noodles, Yakisoba Pan (焼きそばパン: meaning Yakisoba Bread), is available in many supermarkets and convenience stores around the country and is widely enjoyed here.
Hence, it is no exaggeration to say that Yakisoba Pan is one of Japan’s most loved savory bread.
Recipe using Instant Yakisoba Noodles
If you are interested in Yakisoba Pan and somehow want to try it but haven’t made Yakisoba noodles before, there is a recommended way to enjoy it effortlessly.
A simple way; Prepare an instant Yakisoba noodle, cook it, and combine it with a hot dog bun.
As I did that today, let me share the cooking process with photos for people curious.
All you need to prepare for this recipe are hot dog buns and an instant Yakisoba you like.
This time, I prepared the Myojo Ippeichan Yomise no Yakisoba instant noodle featuring its addicting spicy mayonnaise.
For people who want to make Yakisoba Pan using other instant Yakisoba, this article on the cooking of instant Yakisoba will help.
Now, here are the cooking instructions.
|1||First, remove the outer plastic packaging from the Yakisoba container. Then, peel back the lid about halfway to the No.2 dotted line on the paper.|
|2||Take all the packets out of the container.|
|3||Pour boiling water into the cup until the noodles are entirely soaked. Then close the lid and let the noodles steep for 3 minutes.|
|4||3 minutes later, peel off the seal on the corner of the lid.|
|5||Then, pour out the water from the tiny holes completely, holding the container closed.|
|6||Remove the paper lid and pour the accompanying Yakisoba sauce into the container.|
|7||Stir all the ingredients well with chopsticks.|
|8||Place the cooked Yakisoba noodles in the bun’s slit lengthwise.|
|9||Dress the noodles with the accompanying Karashi Mayonnaise sauce.|
|10||As a finishing touch, sprinkle the accompanying Furikake (ふりかけ) seasoning flakes over the noodles.|
|11||Enjoy the Yakisoba Pan!|