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Udon Noodles with Miso Poached Tilapia

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 (32-ounce) container vegetable broth

3 tablespoons miso paste

1 cup sake or white wine

3 1/2 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and sliced

3 scallions, sliced diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces, plus chopped scallions, for garnish

2 tablespoons soy sauce

1 pound tilapia fillets

12 ounces udon noodles


  1. In a large pot over high heat, bring water to boil for noodles.
  2. In a large straight-sided frying pan over medium-high heat, whisk together all ingredients except fish and noodles. Bring to boil; reduce to simmer. Add tilapia fillets, cover, and poach for 10 minutes.
  3. Add udon noodles to rapidly boiling water and cook for 6 to 8 minutes for thin udon and 10 to 12 minutes for thicker udon. Serve udon in a bowl with miso broth. Top with poached tilapia and chopped scallions.