Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour and have a unique brown color. Yakisoba is a popular dish of stir-fried soba noodles and a variety of meats and vegetables. You can use any type of meat or seafood and any types of vegetables – including bean sprouts, green peppers, mushrooms, Chinese cabbage, celery, and broccoli.


  • 8-ounce Soba noodles
  • 1 cup Bean sprouts, rinsed
  • 8-10 Shitake mushrooms, stems removed and sliced
  • 8 Cooked shrimp, chopped
  • 3 Green onions, chopped

Yakisoba Sauce:

  • 2 Tbsp. Vegetable or Peanut oil
  • 3 Tbsp. Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 tsp. Sake


  1. Prepare Yakisoba sauce.  Mix all ingredients in a small bowl.  Set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add soba noodles, stirring to separate them. Boil soba noodles for 6-8 minutes, until tender.  Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water.  Set aside.
  3. In wok or large skillet, heat oil over high heat.  Add shitake mushrooms and stir fry 2 minutes.  Add soba noodles and stir fry 3 minutes. Add the Yakisoba Sauce, shrimp and bean sprouts and stir fry for 2 more minutes.  Serve warm.