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Kimchi Natto Yaki-Udon (Stir Fried Noodles)
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Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Get all your ingredients together

    Get all your ingredients together

  2. Step 2

    Realize you forgot to buy more sesame oil, so get ready to improvise with oil and toasted sesame seeds.

    Realize you forgot to buy more sesame oil, so get ready to improvise with oil and toasted sesame seeds.

  3. Step 3

    Start the experiment. 

(Best case scenario you'll have sesame oil and skip this step)

    Start the experiment.

    (Best case scenario you'll have sesame oil and skip this step)

  4. Step 4

    Cut off the bottom of your mushrooms

    Cut off the bottom of your mushrooms

  5. Step 5

    Get your natto ready, this is one of the main brands that should be available at asian grocers.

(It's pronounced like naw-toe, in case you have to ask someone for help to find it)

    Get your natto ready, this is one of the main brands that should be available at asian grocers.

    (It's pronounced like naw-toe, in case you have to ask someone for help to find it)

  6. Step 6

    We're only going to use the soy sauce that comes with it, not the mustard.

    We're only going to use the soy sauce that comes with it, not the mustard.

  7. Step 7

    Add the soy sauce and mix it up. This stuff is *slimy from fermentation. Scary at first, but you'll come to love it if you try it!

*Interesting fact: Many Japanese people think of "slimy" foods as being healthy, such as okura

    Add the soy sauce and mix it up. This stuff is *slimy from fermentation. Scary at first, but you'll come to love it if you try it!

    *Interesting fact: Many Japanese people think of "slimy" foods as being healthy, such as okura

  8. Step 8

    Add your kimchi and natto to a bowl and mix them together.

    Add your kimchi and natto to a bowl and mix them together.

  9. Step 9

    Start cooking your pork in your "sesame oil" ;) on medium-high heat.

    Start cooking your pork in your "sesame oil" ;) on medium-high heat.

  10. Step 10

    Add your mushrooms.

    Add your mushrooms.

  11. Step 11

    Add your pre-cooked udon. 

(If you bought dry udon cook it some first. Maybe until it's about "al dente")

    Add your pre-cooked udon.

    (If you bought dry udon cook it some first. Maybe until it's about "al dente")

  12. Step 12

    Add a little water with a cupped hand, this will help add steam and help break up the udon. Then add soy sauce.

(Soy sauce burns easily, so you may want to lower the heat from here)

    Add a little water with a cupped hand, this will help add steam and help break up the udon. Then add soy sauce.

    (Soy sauce burns easily, so you may want to lower the heat from here)

  13. Step 13

    This is a great trick & key to cooking with Kimchi, just drip some of the chili sauce out of the container on to the noodles to add flavor.

Remember we don't want to add the kimchi yet though, because that would kill the probiotics.

    This is a great trick & key to cooking with Kimchi, just drip some of the chili sauce out of the container on to the noodles to add flavor.

    Remember we don't want to add the kimchi yet though, because that would kill the probiotics.

  14. Step 14

    Give your noodles time to cook and while waiting cut up your leek long ways, this way it will be easy to pick up with the noodles.

    Give your noodles time to cook and while waiting cut up your leek long ways, this way it will be easy to pick up with the noodles.

  15. Step 15

    Turn down the heat to low and add your  kimchi natto combination (or maybe just kimchi)

    Turn down the heat to low and add your kimchi natto combination (or maybe just kimchi)

  16. Step 16

    Mix it up and give the kimchi and natto a chance to warm up.

    Mix it up and give the kimchi and natto a chance to warm up.

  17. Step 17

    Plate your noodles first, then pick out 2 pieces of meat to set on top.

    Plate your noodles first, then pick out 2 pieces of meat to set on top.

  18. Step 18

    Then add your leek on top, and then just a little uncooked kimchi for it's great color!

    Then add your leek on top, and then just a little uncooked kimchi for it's great color!

  19. Step 19

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

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