Cajun Spiced Tempura in Curry Udon Soup

384 co2 615 kcal

This Japanese Creole fusion will be your next go-to Noodle Soup recipe! The Creole flavors give a spicy attitude to already beloved Japanese noodle soup.

Ingredients

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  • 200

    g

    cooked udon noodles

  • 60

    g

    shallots

  • 75

    g

    fried tofu puffs

  • 440

    ml

    vegetable stock

  • 15

    ml

    oil

  • 4

    tsp

    curry powder


  • 4

    tsp

    turmeric powder


  • 2

    tbsp

    cornflour/corn starch


  • 2

    tbsp

    soy sauce


  • 2

    tbsp

    mirin

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Seaweed (for garnish)

  • Sesame seeds (for garnish)

  • Cajun spiced tempura

  • 70

    g

    flour

  • 100

    ml

    ice-cold water

  • Vegan mayo

  • 4

    tsp

    Cajun spice mix

  • 6

    Fake shrimps

  • 40

    g

    shitake mushrooms

  • 150

    g

    sweet potatoes

  • breadcrumbs

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Curry Udon Noodle Soup

To make the curry mixture

  1. whisk together the curry powder, turmeric powder, cornstarch, soy sauce, mirin, and salt and pepper. Make sure that the cornstarch dissolves and there are no lumps. Set this bowl aside.
  2. Now, heat a pot with oil and add in the chopped shallots, and once that caramelizes, add the aburaage tofu. Let it cook for 3 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add the vegetable stock into the pot and let it cook till it starts to boil. Once it boils, turn down the heat, and add the curry mixture you made previously, and let it thicken.
  4. Once added, constantly stir to avoid clumps of cornstarch from collecting, and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  5. Put cooked udon noodles in a bowl and pour this curry mixture into it.

Cajun Spiced Tempura

  1. Prepare and cut the shitake mushrooms and sweet potatoes vertically. Leave the vegan shrimp as is.
  2. Heat up the deep fryer with sunflower oil.
  3. Mix together the flour, Cajun spice, mayonnaise, and ice-cold water until it forms a nice thick batter. Do not over mix or else it will become gooey.
  4. Coat the three items with flour, and then dip them into the batter, and (optional step) you can dip them into the panko breadcrumbs for extra crunch to your tempura. Now, deep fry 3 ingredients until they become golden brown.

Final step

Serve the Cajun Spiced tempura on top of your curry udon soup, and garnish with some seaweed and sesame seeds.