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Somen noodles in hot soup is called nyumen. Somen are thin Japanese noodles made of wheat flour. Add various vegetables and meats in the soup.


  • 2 bundles dried somen noodles, about 7 oz.
  • 4 cups dashi
  • 2 Tbsp mirin
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsps chopped green onion
  • 1/2 tsp salt


Boil somen noodles in a large pot, according to the package instructions. Drain and wash the noodles in water. Set aside. Put dashi soup stock in a medium pot. Bring it to a boil. Add soy sauce, salt, and mirin. Put boiled somen in the soup and bring to a boil. Stop the heat. Sprinkle chopped green onion on top.
*Makes 2 servings

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