Food & Drink

Prawn and Shitake Udon Soup


  • 6 peeled and cooked prawns
  • 500ml dashi broth (available at Japanese grocery stores, usually in powder/granular form)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • A few drops sesame oil
  • 2x 200g packets ready made udon noodles
  • 2 baby bok choy, split in half
  • 6 shiitake mushrooms
  • ¼ cup green onions
  • Red shiso leaves


  1. Heat the dashi broth in a pot and add the soy sauce, sugar and sesame oil and stir.
  2. Add udon noodles – immerse and separate them gently and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Using tongs divide the udon among two bowls. Immerse the baby bok choy in the broth for 2 minutes and then place in the bowl along with the prawns and mushrooms. Top with red shiso leaves and green onions.
Serves 2. 

All ingredients can be purchased from Woolworths Karrinyup.