October 8, 2018

#2984: Itomen Premium Yakisoba – Japan

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

Today, we have one that was part of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate. So Japan Crate is a subscription service which has all sorts of different options for you. pretty neat stuff from Japan! There’s a coupon code for you too – just use THERAMENRATER to get a special discount at check out.

So here’s what the folks at Japan Crate had to say about this variety -“Yakisoba translated to ‘fried buckwheat’ and is a popular dish in Japan along with ramen and udon. This fried noodle dish offers a lesser guilt approach with its salt-free noodles and pairs well with the special scented sauce that has an appetizing fuity flavor.”

Fruity yakisoba? I’m curious now – well, curious-er! Let’s take a look!

Itomen Premium Yakisoba – Japan

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Unsure whether it contains meat – check for yourself. To prepare, add noodle block and 200ml water boiling water in a saucepan and cook until water is mostly absorbed. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

The noodle block.

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

The seasoning sachet.

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

A tan powder.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Angus broast bef, spring onion, sesame seeds, Shichimi togarashi and Salad Cosmo organic mung bean sprouts. The noodles had a round gauge and good mouthfeel. The flavor was quite good but could have used a little bit more of that  yakisoba flavor. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars.   JAN bar code 4901104132054.

#2884: Itomen Premium Yakisoba - Japan

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