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It's a simple udon dish. Instead of dipping udon noodles in the sauce, the sauce is poured over noodles as bukkake means pouring in Japanese. Put various toppings, such as grated daikon radishes, grated ginger, boiled eggs, sliced green onion, and so on.



Ingredients:

  •     4 portions udon noodles
  •     4 Tbsps katsuobushi (dried bonito flakes)

    For sauce:

  •     120 ml (1/2 cup) soy sauce
  •     480 ml (2 cups) *dashi soup stock
  •     45 ml (3 Tbs mirin

*There are various recipes for dashi here

*There are also commercial dashis available in Asian supermarkets or Asian sections of supermarkets. There are two forms. Canned stock or dry granules.

Method:

  1. Mix dashi soup stock, soy sauce, and mirin in a small pan.
  2. Place on high heat and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from  the heat.
  4. Cool the sauce.
  5. Prepare the udon noodles according to the packet directions.
  6. When cooked, drain and cool udon in cold water quickly then drain again and divide into four bowls.
  7. Place katsuobushi and other toppings on top.
  8. Pour the sauce over the noodle right before eating.