6 ounces fresh
1 large egg
3 tablespoons bonito-flavored soy soup base such as
Kikkoman Hon Tsuyu (see note), or more to taste
1 large carrot, peeled and sliced on bias into
rounds 1/4 inch thick
1/2 sheet nori cut into strips, for garnish.
1. In small saucepan, bring 1 1/2 cups water to boil. Add udon,
return to boil and lower heat to gentle simmer.
Crack egg gently into nest of noodles, and cook 5 minutes.
2. Add soy soup base and carrot, submerge egg beneath noodles and
cook 6 minutes more. Adjust seasoning
to taste, remove from heat and let cool. Transfer
noodles, egg and carrot to plastic container; add desired
amount of broth, and chill. Pack nori garnish in
sandwich bag. Yield: 1 serving.
Note: Bonito soy soup base like Kikkoman Hon Tsuyu
is sold at Asian markets.