Udon Noodle Stir Fry

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Bowl of noodles with cabbage.

This quick and easy noodle stir fry with roasted cauliflower and cabbage is a colorful and delicious easy dinner. If you’re looking for more Asian-inspired food inspiration, be sure to check out this list of Chinese desserts.

Bowl of noodles with cabbage.

Udon Noodle Stir Fry

This easy stir fry is a delicious easy weeknight dinner. Vegan friendly.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 4 people


  • 12 oz Udon noodles (360g)
  • 1/3 red cabbage
  • 1/2 cauliflower
  • 8 stalks spring onion
  • 1 lime squeezed
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 4 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 8 tbsp soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Preheat oven to 220C/420F. Slice cabbage into 1 inch wedges and cauliflower into small florets. Line a baking tray, and place the cauliflower on one side, and the cabbage on the other.
  • Mix 4 tbsp soy sauce with 4 tbsp oil and drizzle over all vegetables.
  • Place vegetables in the oven. After 15 minutes, remove cauliflower. Allow the cabbage to bake fr another 5-10 minutes until caramelized.
  • Bring a large saucepot of water to the boil, then add the udon noodles. These typically take 8 minutes, but check packet instructions. When done, drain and rinse noodles and set aside.
  • Mince garlic. Finely slice the spring onions and set aside a small handful for garnish. Heat remaining 2 tbsp oil in a large frypan and add garlic and remaining spring onions. Stir for 3 minutes over medium heat, then add noodles, mirin and curry powder. Stir for 2 minute, then add cauliflower and cabbage.
  • Add 4 tbsp soy sauce, lime juice and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately in bowls and garnish with spring onion and sesame seeds.

This recipe originally appeared on Glow Diaries.


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