Craving Asian noodles? You're in luck. Asian Food Grocer carries oodles of Asian noodles. Whether you like to slurp them up in soup or twist them around your fork like spaghetti, we have the Asian noodles for you. Health-conscious noodle lovers should try our tasty, low-carb shirataki noodles. And if you're looking for a savory lunch on the go, try Ramen noodles or Udon noodles. We also carry many varieties of Japanese Soba and Somen.
|Shirataki Noodles||Tofu Shirataki Noodles||Japanese Soba & Somen|
|Ramen Noodles||Udon Noodles||Vermicelli Noodles|
|Egg Noodles||Ho Fan Noodles||Sichuan Noodles|
The Skinny on Asian Noodles: Navigating the Continental Sea of Shiratakis, Ramens and Udons
Asian Noodles have always been an important feature of eastern cuisine. Not only are noodles the staple ingredient for many Chinese, Korean and Japanese soups and stir fries, but many similar Asian noodles have different names depending on the specific region. To help avoid confusion, here's a rundown of some popular Asian Noodle varieties:
- The Shirataki Noodle is a highly popular Asian Noodle in the west of late because of its health benefits. Shirataki Noodles are made with a yam like root vegetable, making them low carbohydrate, low fat products relative to most other starch based pastas. Shirataki makers have begun to tap into this demand for this famous weight loss noodle by making a Tofu Shirataki Noodle and even a Tofu Brown Shirataki, each with its own nutritional benefit.
- Another noodle which has gained publicity in the US over the years is Japan's Ramen noodle. Most instant soups are made with Ramen Noodles, and this is likely how you would know them. These noodles are curly long and thin shaped noodles. Chinese egg noodles have many similarities to American and Italian style noodles. They are made from a mix of eggs and wheat, like most western style pastas, and they usually have a light yellow color.
- The other noteworthy Japanese noodles include the Soba Noodles. Comprised of buckwheat, soba noodles have a dark brown color and are traditionally served cold in a dark soy base and salty broth. Finally, the thick Japanese Udon Noodle, also made from a dark whole wheat, is often chewy and hearty in taste and texture. Udon noodles are often made in Chow Mein or Japanese stir-fry type dishes. Click on the links to these noodle types to check out the many noodle products we offer at Asian Food Grocer. Your single stop Asian Grocery Store online.