Colourful vegetable noodles that children love

vegetable noodles

Noodles are a definite favourite with the children at our centres. We find the stir fry vegetable noodles are a great way to get children to sample a range of colourful vegetables whilst enjoying the salty and sweet sauce that accompanies the noodles.

This vegetable stir fry recipe is nut-free and was created by our Westmead Centre’s chef, Kalpna. It features delicious ramen noodles, colourful vegetables in a soy and mirin sauce. This is a classic weeknight recipe that will keep your children full, happy and healthy.

Stir Fry Vegetable Noodles – Serves 4

vegetable noodles



  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  • 150-170g dried ramen noodles
  • 3 spring onions, chopped (white and green parts separated)
  • 2-3 cups of julienne vegetables (Such as carrots, red capsicum, bok choy, mushrooms and broccoli)
  • 2 tablespoons mirin


  1. Combined all of the sauce ingredients in a jam and shake to combine
  2. Cook the noodles according to the directions on the packet. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a wok over high heat.
  4. Add green onions (the white parts first) and vegetables to the hot pan. Stir fry until the vegetables are tender – roughly 5 minutes.
  5. Add in the mirin to deglaze the wok.
  6. Add the cooked noodles and about half of the sauce. Toss around in the hot wok to combine.
  7. Add additional sauce to reach the desired colour of the noodles. You are aiming for a medium brown colour.
  8. Serve with remaining green onions.

We truly hope your children enjoy this dish. If you would like to find out more about our centres, you can book a tour or send us a message

Written By

Kalpna, WEEC’s Chef

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