Marinated tofu with udon noodles and greens

Marinated tofu with udon noodles and greens

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Tofu can be a bit bland and tasteless so why not bump up the flavour by marinating in Asian flavourings like soy, mirin and sesame oil? Served with greens and noodles this makes a quick and easy vegetarian supper.



  • firm tofu 1 block, sliced into thick strips
  • soy sauce 4 tbsp
  • mirin 3 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1 tbsp
  • root ginger 1 tbsp grated
  • red chilli 1, shredded
  • vegetable stock 100ml
  • udon noodles 300g
  • spring onions 4, shredded
  • greens 300g, shredded


  • Step 1

    Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium heat. Dry fry the tofu in batches until it gives up any excess liquid and turns pale gold.

  • Step 2

    Put the soy, mirin, sesame, ginger and chilli in a bowl. Add the tofu and toss to coat – leave to marinate for 10 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Cook the noodles following the pack instructions rinse under cold water and drain.

  • Step 4

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick wok or large pan. Stir fry the spring onions and greens until wilted, then add the tofu and marinade and stir-fry for a few minutes. Add the noodles and veg stock and toss until heated through. Serve with extra shredded chilli and spring onion if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 240
  • Fat 6.9g
  • Carbs 34.1g
  • Fibre 3.5g
  • Protein 12.4g
  • Salt 3.59g