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stir fried udon noodles skillet

Easy Shrimp Yaki Udon

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5 from 21 reviews

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This awesome shrimp yaki udon recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes! With chewy noodles, sweet shrimp, and veggies in a delicious one-pan sauce, this is an absolutely perfect dinner for weeknights.



For The Yaki Udon Sauce

Yaki Udon Noodles

  • 1 pound (500 grams) fresh shrimp or prawns without shells, washed and deveined
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 packets (7 oz each) udon noodles
  • 4 cups stir fry vegetables, chopped ( I used onion, mushrooms and snow peas)
  • 2 stalks scallions, cut 2 inches long



  • Mix all the ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.

Yaki Udon Noodles

  • Remove your udon noodles from its package and soak in very hot water for about a minute. Use a pair of chopsticks to loosen them carefully. Rinse with cold water and set aside.
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  • In a large skillet heat 2 tablespoons oil over high heat. Add shrimp and cook until no longer pink, about 1 minute per side. Transfer to a plate. Set aside.
  • Add the veggies and the remaining oil to the same skillet and cook for 2 minutes, stirring continuously. 
  • Add the udon noodles and sauce, and toss to coat everything. Cook for about 1 minute.
  • Return the shrimp back to the skillet and mix to combine.
  • Garnish with scallions.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!


  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Shrimp recipes
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • Calories: 860kcal
  • Sugar: 11g
  • Sodium: 1785mg
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 123g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 35g
  • Cholesterol: 124mg