Miso Butter Pork Udon Noodles

by Ming Tsai
Monday, Nov 21, 2016




Serves 4

Ingredients 

  • 3 shallots, minced
  • 1 pound ground naturally fed pork
  • 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced, white and green separated
  • 1/2 cup mirin
  • 2 quarts chicken stock
  • 1 apple, skin on, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons shiro miso
  • 1 pound fresh ramen noodles, blanched
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Canola oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

Directions

In a stockpot coated lightly with oil over medium high heat, saute shallots and pork. When pork is cooked through, add scallion whites and deglaze with mirin. Add chicken stock. Add apples and check for flavor. When simmering, whisk in miso over a strainer and check for flavor. Add ramen noodles and heat through. To serve, divide noodles and broth amongst 4 soup bowls and top each serving with scallion greens and pat of butter. Serve immediately.

About the Author

Chef Ming Tsai is a local restaurateur and host of Simply Ming.

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