Yaki Soba! (Raiding the Japanese Market Frozen Food Section)

IMG_7659Here’s a good recommendation: want some Japanese noodles that can stand sitting in your freezer and still taste great? Try this bag if you have a Japanese market nearby- we usually go to our nearby Mitsuwa Japanese market Anyone here read Japanese? Looks like the brand name is “Myojo,” and there is a rooster up near the top, too… just under one pound for the two packets each of noodles and sauce in this bag. I think I might have spent $5 on this? I love noodles with sauce from anywhere in the world and these were great.

1/2 cup of water, 1 tablespoon of peanut oil, let the noodles steam and defrost. Stir in sauce packets and lunch is ready.

I pulled these out of the freezer where they have sat for at least four months, heated them in a skillet with a little oil and water, added the sauce packet they came with and in the same amount of time it took to boil my edamame and slice up a peach, lunch was made. It served two of us with enough left over for The Husband’s lunch tomorrow.

Even better when topped with toasted sesame seeds, yum. I added chopped chicken and a little teriyaki sauce to the leftovers to make them into a more substantial lunch for the man.


Downtown Sushi…

We had a few hours to kill while waiting to pick up the son from an event downtown and tried a new-to-us sushi spot-

Sushi Deli 2 http://www.sushideliusa.net/

Those were some great prices on noodles, appetizers and sushi, and the winner was the Yakisoba. Lots of vegetables cooked just right, great flavor to the sauce and good chicken, too. I’d pass on the Udon soup there, the tempura was good with it, as was the broth, but I think the noodles were prepared ahead of time and just reheated in the broth… that might explain the low price. Good overall, but for the noodles. Sushi Deli seems to be known for its specialty rolls, and they did look great as the servers brought them to other tables.

Sushi Stop 2 Potstickers; Assorted Nigiri; Chicken Yakisoba and Tempura Udon

I wouldn’t go again, but neither would I discourage someone from going there. You sure can’t beat the price, and the atmosphere was pumped.