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  • 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yield: serves 2

Somen noodles in hot soup is called nyumen. Somen are thin Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. Add various vegetables and meats in the soup.

What You'll Need

  • 2 bundles dried somen noodles, about 7 ounces
  • 4 cups dashi
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Boil somen noodles in a large pot, according to the package instructions.
  2. Drain and wash the noodles in water.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Put dashi soup stock in a medium pot.
  5. Bring it to a boil. Add soy sauce, salt, and mirin.
  6. Put boiled somen in the soup and bring to a boil.
  7. Stop the heat.
  8. Sprinkle chopped green onion on top.

*Makes 2 servings