A healthier version of Yakisoba, a classic Japanese festival food.

Shirataki Yakisoba (gluten-free)

This healthy take on traditional Japanese yakisoba is easy to make and tastes even better than the original, thanks to the addition of a generous helping of mushrooms and vegetables.
Course Entree
Cuisine Japanese
Level Beginner
Main Ingredient Noodles, Vegetable
Diet Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 173 kcal


for yakisoba sauce

  • 3 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce (use tamari for gluten-free)
  • 2 teaspoons honey

for yakisoba

  • 100 grams bacon (~3 slices, cut into thin strips)
  • 60 grams onion (~1/2 small onion, sliced)
  • 40 grams carrot (~1/2 carrot, julienned)
  • 40 grams red bell pepper (~1/4 pepper, julienned)
  • 60 grams shimeji mushrooms (~1/2 bunch, trimmed)
  • 40 grams celery (~1 rib, sliced)
  • 452 grams shirataki noodles (rinsed and drained well)
  • 40 grams snap peas


  1. Make the yakisoba sauce by whisking together the Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, soy sauce and honey in a small bowl.
  2. To make the yakisoba, add the bacon to a frying pan over medium-high heat and fry until some fat starts to render out.
    Bacon frying for shirataki yakisoba.
  3. Add the onions, carrots, bell peppers, shimeji, and celery and stir-fry until the veggies are partially cooked.
    Sauteed vegetables for shirataki yakisoba.
  4. Turn up the heat and add the shirataki noodles and yakisoba sauce. Stir-fry until there is no liquid left.
    Stir-frying shirataki yakisboa in a frying pan.
  5. Add the snap peas and stir-fry briefly until the snap peas are bright green.
    Snap peas added to shirataki yakisoba.
Nutrition Facts
Shirataki Yakisoba (gluten-free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 498mg22%
Potassium 318mg9%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 2150IU43%
Vitamin C 22.4mg27%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.