Koinobori Omusoba

  • 1 serving
  • 15 mins
Koinobori Omusoba made with Signature Yakisoba Original topping with cucumber and ketchup

For Children’s day, you will see plenty of Koinobori (carp-shaped windsocks). In Japanese culture, carps (koi) symbolize courage and strength because of they have the power to swim up a waterfall. The colorful and vibrant colors of koinobori flying with the blue sky in the background is a pretty scene! To Celebrate, we have turned our Signature Original Yakisoba into a Koinobori Omusoba! Have fun and decorate omusoba with some condiments!

In this recipe

Signature Original Yakisoba, 17.46 oz (495g), 3 servings

Signature Original Yakisoba

Yields
1 serving

Cook Time
15 mins

 

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Ingredients

Yakisoba

  • 1 serving Signature Original Yakisoba

Sauce

  • 1 serving Signature Original Yakisoba Seasoning

Toppings

  • 80 g Pork Belly thinly sliced
  • 1 leaf Cabbage
  • 1/6 Onion
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cucumber
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • Salt and Pepper by preference
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Nori Seaweed
  • 3 Green Beans
  • 3 Mini Tomatoes
  • 2 Shiso Leaves (Optional)

Instructions

  • Cut the cabbage and pork belly to bite sizes and thin slice the onions. 
  • Heat Vegetable Oil in a frying pan and stir fry the pork belly. Season with salt and pepper. Add in cabbages and onion, stir fry.
    Koinobori Omusoba Step 1, mixed vegetables and meat
  • After cooking the meat and vegetables, add in the yakisoba noodles. Pour in ¼ cup of water to steam cook the noodles. Once the noodles are loosened, continue to stir-fry. Add in the yakisoba seasoning and stir-fry until the seasoning is well blended with the noodles. Set aside.
    Koinobori Omusoba Step 3, mixed vegetables, meat, and sauce packet
  • Rinse the frying pan and dry with a towel. Heat vegetable oil in a pan. In a small bowl, mix 2 eggs. Pour the mixed eggs in the pan and make a thin omelet.
  • When one side is cooked, flip the omelet over and place the yakisoba on the center. Wrap the yakisoba with both ends of the omelet and place on a plate. Using a chopstick or spatula, push the right end of the omusoba to form a fish tail.
    Koinobori Omusoba Step 5, yakisoba on top of omelet
  • Slice the cucumber in half and cut them into thin slices. Top the omelet with sliced cucumbers to imitate fish scales. Use ketchup to draw the fins. For the eyes, use mayonnaise and small circular slice of nori seaweed.
  • Cut the corner of the green peas and soak in salt water. Microwave for 1 minute. Garnish with green peas, mini tomatoes, shiso leaves, and you are done!

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