Yakisoba sauce is a sweet-savory brown sauce specifically for fried noodles such as yakisoba.
Yakisoba Sauce (焼きそばソース) is used to make Yakisoba, Japanese stir-fried noodles. You may be familiar with the powdered or liquid sauce packets that come with yakisoba noodles.
Compared to other similar brown sauces such as tonkatsu sauce, it’s less fruity and sweet and slightly more liquidy to meld with the noodles and stir-fried ingredients. You may notice the prominent soy sauce flavor in the sauce.
You can buy yakisoba sauce at Japanese/Asian grocery stores or online retailers like Amazon.
How to Make Homemade Yakisoba Sauce
For the Yakisoba Sauce recipe, click here.
Recipes Using Yakisoba Sauce
If you already have it, you can swap it for okonomi sauce, tonkatsu sauce, or takoyaki sauce. The balance of sweet and savory flavors, ingredients, and viscosity slightly differ but won’t be a huge noticeable difference.
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