Maui Style Noodles (Dry Mein)

March 27, 2023 / By Foodland

Maui Style Noodles (Dry Mein)

"This is my mom's go-to for family Sunday BBQ's and a dish that I want to eat every time I go back home to Maui. Customers will find this dish easy to make and it's pretty substantial and versatile with whichever ingredients you decide to add." - Chef Dorvin Shinjo, Chef de Cuisine
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 pound Saimin noodles
  • 1 fluid ounce Aloha Shoyu
  • 1 package Char siu or Kamaboko
  • 1 bunch green onion
  • hondashi, to taste
  • 1 fluid ounce canola oil
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Take some water out and add the hondashi, to taste, to make a dashi. Reserve for later.
  2. While the water is coming up to temperature. Slice the char siu or kamaboko into strips. About an inch long.
  3. Slice the green onions into rounds. (Saimin cut)
  4. Once the water reaches a boil, add your noodles in and stir. Keep the noodles moving and don’t overcook. Once cooked, strain the noodles into a colander.
  5. Next, add the shoyu, canola oil and hondashi to your noodles and toss until coated.
  6. Top the noodles with the char siu or kamaboko, green onions and black pepper.
Tip: Dip the noodles into the dashi as you eat.
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