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how to boil thick white noodles

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 240 kcal
  • Japanese: Udon no yude-kata


Step 1

step 1:

Pour the water into a pan. Bring to a boil and add the dried thick white noodles (udon). Follow the cooking instructions on the bag (about 12 minutes).

Step 2

step 2:

Add a cup of cold water to the pan if the water starts to boil over.

Step 3

step 3:

After boiling, drain the noodles in a colander and quickly run cold water over them.

Step 4

step 4:

Because too much starch and salt on the noodles can make them taste slimy, wash them under cold running water to remove any extra starch.

Step 5

step 5:

Drain again. After cooking, 7 ounces dried thick noodles becomes about 17 ounces cooked noodles.

How to Make Thick White Noodles

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