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Easy Spicy Miso Noodles (10 Mins Only! Cravings Satisfied)

Spicy Miso Noodles is perfect when you’re craving something spicy, savory, and just a tad bit tangy. With just 5 minutes of prep for 2-3 hungry souls, you’re all set. Grab some dried noodles – those Taiwanese knife-cut ones are my go-to for that perfect chew.

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Now, imagine slurping up these noodles, and with every mouthful, you get that deep, delicious miso taste, a spicy zing from the chili oil that wakes up your whole mouth, and a smooth touch from tahini that just makes everything better. 

We’re keeping it easy to make with quick prep and everyday ingredients, but trust me, the flavors are anything but simple. They’re a whole vibe!

  • One pot, one bowl. That’s it. Spend more time enjoying your creation and less time scrubbing dishes.
  • Seriously, who wouldn’t love a bowl of noodles that’s got the perfect balance of spicy, savory, and a hint of sweet? Plus, it’s vegan – so it’s pretty much a win-win for everyone.
  • Did I mention it’s healthy? Yeah, amidst all this flavor explosion, you’re actually eating something good for you. High-five to that!
  • Got ramen noodles, rice noodles, or udon hanging around? Any of them can jump into this dish. This recipe’s versatility means you’re good to go with wheat noodles or any type you crave.
  • Got some leftover veggies? Throw them in. This recipe is like the best friend of whatever’s in your fridge. Broccoli, edamame, a bit of pea action – you name it, it works.

For 2-3 people | prepare time: 5 minutes

  • 6oz/170g Dried Noodles (I use Taiwanese knife-cut noodles)
  • 1 tbsp white miso paste
  • 2 tbsp tahini (or Chinese sesame paste)
  • 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 11/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp crisp chill oil (or more) or chili garlic sauce
  • sliced scallion or cilantro for garnish

Note: You can add sautéed vegetables, mushrooms, or tofu as toppings.


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil, cook the dried noodles to al dente according to package instruction.
  2. Meanwhile make the sauce: Add white miso paste, tahini, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and minced garlic to a bowl. Mix well.
  3. Add cooked noodles into the bowl.
  4. Mix well until all the noodles are coated with the sauce. Garnish with chopped cilantro and scallion, serve immediately.

🍜 Ramen Noodles

These are always a hit and soak up that miso sauce nicely. Plus, they’re quick to cook, which keeps this dish firmly in the “fast food” category – the good kind, of course.

🍜 Soba Noodles

Made from buckwheat, soba noodles bring a unique flavor and are great if you’re looking for something a bit different and gluten-free. They’re awesome at holding onto that spicy miso sauce.

🍜 Udon Noodles

Thicker and chewier, udon noodles add a fun texture to the mix. They work well with the hearty miso sauce, so each bite is satisfyingly umami rich.

🍜 Glass Noodles

Made from mung beans, these translucent noodles offer a delightful texture contrast and soak up sauces nicely. It makes every bite a flavorful experience.

🍜 Udon noodles, glass noodles, ramen noodles, or soba noodles – Feel free to experiment with different types of noodles. Udon noodles give you a chewy texture, while glass noodles offer a unique, slippery bite. Ramen noodles are always a comforting choice, and soba noodles bring their own nutty flavor to the party.

🍜 Broccoli, shiitake mushrooms, green onions, or sliced carrots – Don’t shy away from adding a rainbow of veggies to your dish. Broccoli and shiitake mushrooms can be sautéed and added for an extra umami punch. Green onions and sliced carrots add color and crunch, making your bowl both beautiful and nutritious.

🍜 Tofu or tempeh cubes – For those looking for a protein kick, tofu or tempeh cubes can be a great addition. Marinate them in a bit of soy sauce and toasted sesame oil before pan-frying for a crispy outside and a soft inside.

🍜 Red miso paste or yellow miso  Don’t have white miso? Try using red miso paste or yellow miso for a different depth of flavor. Each type brings its own character to your bowl, from sweet and mild to rich and savory.

🍜 Peanut butter or peanut sauce – Get creative with your sauce. Mix in a tablespoon of peanut butter or peanut sauce for a creamy, nutty dimension.

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  • Asian Slaw: A crisp, refreshing salad made with cabbage, carrots, and a light vinaigrette can balance the richness of the noodles. Add a dash of sesame seeds for a nutty crunch.
  • Steamed Edamame: These little pods are not only fun to eat but also offer a great source of protein. Sprinkle some sea salt and toasted sesame oil over the top for an extra flavor kick.
  • Grilled Vegetables: Zucchini, bell peppers, and eggplant, lightly brushed with olive oil and grilled until tender, can add a smoky contrast to the spicy and savory noodles.
  • Spring Rolls: Fresh or fried, spring rolls are a delightful addition. Fill them with vegetables, noodles, or shrimp, and serve with a peanut or hoisin dipping sauce.
  • Pickled Vegetables: A small dish of pickled radishes, cucumbers, or daikon can offer a tangy and crisp contrast to the rich, spicy noodles. It’s a refreshing palate cleanser.
  • Vegetable Gyoza: Dumplings are always a crowd-pleaser. Pan-fry for a crispy bottom or steam for a softer bite and serve with a dipping sauce mixed with soy sauce, rice vinegar, and a touch of chili oil.
  • Stir-Fried Bok Choy: Quick and easy, stir-fried bok choy with garlic is a healthy and flavorful side that adds a vibrant green to your noodle night.
  • Tofu Skewers: It’s a protein-packed addition that marries well with the noodle’s flavors.
  • Cucumber Salad: Thinly sliced cucumbers dressed in rice vinegar, sugar, and sesame seeds create a cool and crunchy salad that contrasts beautifully with the warmth of the noodles.

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Spicy Miso Noodles (10 Mins Only!)

Prepared in just 10 minutes, these easy Spicy Miso Noodles are perfect for when you crave something savory, spicy, and absolutely satisfying.
4.67 from 3 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 410kcal
Author: SHU-CHUN

Ingredients

For the sauce:

Toppings

Instructions

  • 1. Bring a pot of water to boil, cook the dried noodles to al dente according to package instruction.
  • 2. Meanwhile make the sauce: Add white miso paste, tahini, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and minced garlic to a bowl. Mix well.
  • 3. Add cooked noodles into the bowl.
  • 4. Mix well until all the noodles are coated with the sauce. Garnish with chopped cilantro and scallion, serve immediately.

Notes

You can add sautéed vegetables, mushrooms, or tofu as toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 410kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1595mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbohydrates: 58g

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