This Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe is like barbecue sauce on steroids. Mix a few easy ingredients together and this bad boy is ready for your Yakisoba Noodles, beef, pork or even on an omelette. AND – it’s ready in less than 5 minutes. Booyah.
Okay yes. We’ll fess up. You could buy Yakisoba sauce from an Asian grocery.
What if you can’t find one, or don’t want the hassle of ordering online, and waiting for the postman?
With today’s tasty recipe you can easily make your own Homemade Yakisoba Sauce – in less time than it takes to read this blog post. 😉
Even better, all you need are a few handy ingredients. And if you love Asian cuisine, you’ll probably have them ready to go in your kitchen already.
So let’s get cracking, shall we?
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Yakisoba, literally grilled (yaki) noodles (soba), is a super popular street food snack or quick and easy lunch. Don’t worry, we’ll be sharing the full recipe for Yakisoba next week so you can get your munch on. 😀
But first things first, let’s nail the sauce!
The difference is they’re made with different ratios of similar ingredients, so their overall flavours suit their intended foods.
Let me tell you. Your Homemade Yakisoba Sauce is going blow any standard bottled sauce out of the water, because you can tweak the flavour to suit your taste.
Want a little more acidity? Add a little extra rice vinegar.
Need it a little sweeter? Try another drop of hoisin, or an extra sprinkle of sugar.
Mix and taste and mix some more.
Just make sure you save some for your dish, okay?
Now, this homemade sauce isn’t just amazing for Yakisoba…
Or you can pair it with anything that needs a little help from Asian-style salty ‘n sweet goodness. Try it as a dressing on meats like steak, pork or chicken, slather it over oysters, or toss it around with your own stir-fry creations.
Just follow your taste-buds people. 😉
Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe
Now, this Yakisoba Sauce Recipe is even more convenient if you’re vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free minded.
You can easily work within these diets by being a little selective with your ingredients.
Can’t do that with a store-bought sauce now, can you?
Let’s Make Homemade Yakisoba
Woohoo, you’ve mastered your Yakisoba Sauce Recipe, now it’s time to make the ultimate batch of Yakisoba Noodles. And in the meantime, if you’ve got a hankering for Japanese cuisine don’t forget to check out a couple of our favourites – Japanese Pork Dumplings, Mapo Tofu Udon and Ponzu Dressing & Dipping Sauce.
Homemade Yakisoba Sauce Recipe
- 4 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tbsp oyster sauce
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp tomato sauce / ketchup
- 2 tsp raw sugar
- 1 tsp hoisin sauce
- 1/2 tsp minced ginger
- Sprinkling pepper or chilli flakes to taste
Measure and mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.
Taste, and add a little of any ingredient until you're satisfied with the flavour. Huzzah!
Store in an airtight container in the fridge until you’re ready to use. Aim to use within a couple of days for the best flavour.