Stir fried udon noodles with seafood in XO sauce

Here's another fave version of fried udon .....

As with the one I've made few months before , this version is usually seen at some cha chaan tengs ( Chinese -style diner that serves Chinese-Western food on the cheap )  all over Hongkong .....

It's simple and hearty dish that's easy to prepare and makes a very satisfying meal for the whole family .

Recipe adapted from  A Taste of Local Tea Restaurants
                                                                                       My modification :
40 grams fish fillet                                                            
40 grams squid                                                               150 grams fish fillet
20 grams Japanese crabstick                                          80 grams shrimp
20 grams baby octopus                                                  150 grams crabstick , sliced in half
20 grams shelled shrimps                                                1 small green bell pepper
1/2 green bell pepper , sliced                                          1/2 each of yellow and red bell pepper
1/2 red bell pepper , sliced                                              1/2 of a medium onion , sliced
1/4 onion , sliced                                                               1/2 of a small carrot , sliced
1 1/2 pack udon noodles                                                  1 sprig spring onion
some sliced carrot                                                            1 tsp fermented black beans
20 grams yellow chive ,sectioned                                    4 packs ( 200 grams each ) udon noodles
1 sprig spring onion , sectioned                                                      
some fermented black beans                                            Seasoning : 1 T dark soy sauce , 2 T water
                                                                                                          1 tsp salt , 1 1/2 tsp brown sugar
Seasoning : 1 1/2 T dark soy sauce                                                     1 T XO sauce
1/2 tsp salt
some XO sauce

* Rinse seafood ; drain well and pat dry . Heat oil in a wok and pan-fry seafood until cook and set aside .
* In the same pan ,stir fry udon until cook ( I stir fried mine  for 5 minutes ) ; set aside. If the wok or pan is sticky , wash it .
* Heat oil in a wok , stir fry fermented black beans , until fragrant ; add the bell peppers , carrot and onion and cook until tender , about 3 minutes .
* Add in the noodles and mix well . Add in the seasoning , mix well to combine , continue stir frying for another 2 minutes ; add in the seafood and spring onion , give a thorough stir . Dish up . Serve hot .


  1. Woohoo.... anne, let's exchange. I like your fried udon, looks so delicious :)

  2. Anne, this looks colourful and appetizing. I like the use of fermented black bean in this noodle dish... it is definitely the "soul" of this dish for me.

    Your spring onion "flower" garnish looks good and shows your attention to details.

  3. Anne, I definitely like your modificated version of the stir fried seafood udon noodles...that is without the 'baby O' :) It seems friendlier to me that way ^-^

  4. Oh yum! I love udon noodles! This looks so delicious, perfect for lunch and dinner! More shrimps for me please!

  5. Hi Anne, wah... love all the ingredients. Look so good but I'm a bit greedy can you make mine with extra prawns and squid. Thanks in advance, get my coffee ready too. LOL

    Have a nice week ahead, regards.

  6. Look delish. Luv ur clicks too. I have never successfully used crab sticks. Ur post has made me think again.

  7. A great dish. Love all the vegetables going in it.

  8. Hi Anne,

    I reckon XO sauce and seafood are always the best partners in stir fry... This looks yummy :D


  9. Oh wow, you really know how to make me hungry! This looks too good!

  10. Yum!! So beautiful, too....I like your version even better than the original, but I'd eat them both :) And your scallion flowers are such a pretty garnish!

  11. oo that sounds yummy! i would really like to try fermented black beans...

  12. Anne, the thought of XO sauce makes my mouth water!! I normally only use oyster sauce, now I shall hunt for XO sauce when frying Udon.

  13. Udon was one of my staple food as a student. Your version looks so delicious!

  14. This must have been delicious, the vibrant colors and the lovely 'flower' on top makes it even more appetizing!

  15. yum yum! i love this kind of simple noodles dish for my lunch..

  16. what a lovely dish, anne! with xo sauce, i 'm sure this is super delicious ! yum yum!how pretty too the cut spring onion is!


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