Handmade Udon Noodles
Thick and chewy Japanese noodles. These pair perfectly with curry or soup and just might become your new favorite comfort food.
TimeAbout 2.5 Hours total (10 minutes active)
Combine the saltwater with your AP flour in the bowl of a standing mixer
Using the dough hook attachment, run the standing mixer on medium-low [2 on Kitchenaid] for 10 minutes
After 10 minutes, your dough should be combined and supple. If in pieces still, remove from the stand mixer and knead into a ball
Place the ball of dough into a sealable plastic bag and rest at room temp for 2 hours
After 2 hours, remove the dough from the bag and place onto a clean work surface.
Grab your rolling pin and roll your dough out into an 1/8" (3mm) thick sheet
Fold your sheet in half, and then half again
slice the dough sheet into 1/8 inch wide noodles
toss in starch to maintain separate strands
Fill your stockpot with water and bring to a boil.
Once your water is at a rolling boil, add the noodles and cook for about 2 minutes or until tender
Strain water, and divide evenly among bowls.