Morikawa ume soumen (dried noodle) with dipping sauce

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
200 g Morikawa Ume Soumen (1 packet)

Dipping Sauce:

3/4 teaspoons Hondashi granules

1 1/2 cups Water

4 1/2 tablepsoons Mirin

6 tablepsoons Kikkomann soy sauce


  • Boil water in a large pot or wok. Add dried noodles in the boiling water, gently stirring noodles with chopsticks.
  • Boil dried noodles for about 3 minutes or follow the package instructions.
  • Drain hot noodles and rinse the noodles under running water and drain well.
  • Chill noodles in the fridge for few hours.
  • Pour ice water over noodles to loosen, drain well and divide into 3 to 4 equal portion on bamboo plates or serving plates.
  • Garnish with finely chopped spring onion, shredded carrot and shredded cucumber or nori seaweed and bonito flakes on top of noodles with a bowl of dipping sauce.
  • Dipping Sauce:
    Bring all the above ingredients to boil and simmer at low heat for 5 minutes and leave to cool and serve into 3-4 small bowls. Mix some wasabi paste and chopped spring onion in the dipping sauce. Then using chopsticks, pick up a small amount of noodles from the tray and swirls it in the dipping sauce before eating.
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Morikawa Ume Soumen (Dried Noodle) with Dipping Sauce, photo 1Morikawa Ume Soumen (Dried Noodle) with Dipping Sauce, photo 2

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