“Hiroshima tsukemen” is characterized by spicy sauce and cold noodles. The sauce, which contains plenty of sesame seeds and chili oil, tastes like “uma-spicy”. You can adjust the spiciness to your liking.
What is “Hiroshima tsukemen”?
It features cold noodles and spicy sauce "tsukedare"!
The Hiroshima tsukemen is a dish made of boiled noodles which are cooled with ice water and eaten together with shredded green onions, boiled cabbage, and a spicy sauce "tsukedare".
Tsukedare is based on a dry (super spicy) soy sauce base with chili pepper, chili oil, vinegar, sesame seeds. You can feel the umami and sweetness of the broth, which uses seafood such as small fish from the Seto Inland Sea in the spiciness.
For toppings, there are char siu pork, boiled vegetables such as cabbage, cucumbers, green onions, and boiled eggs. Crispy vegetables and spicy sauce match exquisitely.
Depending on the restaurant, there is a spiciness guide, so you can choose your favorite spiciness. Even if you don't like spicy food, give it a chance !
Let's arrange it to your favorite “spiciness”!
Add chili peppers, sesame seeds, chili oil, vinegar, ...
Containers with chili peppers, sesame seeds, chili oil, vinegar, etc. are lined up on the tabletop in the store, so you can add seasonings as you like. If you don't have enough spiciness, you can add it to your own taste. Its spiciness promotes appetite.
It is attracting attention as a low-calorie healthy gourmet where you can get plenty of vegetables. Once you eat it, you will definitely get addicted.
Celebrities made it famous
“Tsukemen” A specialty store that opened in the Showa era
Mr. Shingu, who was inspired by China's cuisine, opened a Chinese restaurant “Shinkaen” in Hiroshima City. At that time, the “cold noodles” served at this restaurant were popular. It is said to be the origin of the current “Hiroshima tsukemen” . The cold noodles which are eaten by dipping noodles into a hot and cold broth mixed with pepper, sesame oil, and vinegar are popular even now.
After that, specialty shops named “Tsukemen” opened. A few years later, the “Hiroshima Tsukemen” boom began nationwide due to the praises of celebrities.
Introducing famous “Hiroshima tsukemen” shops
Here are the shops you want to stop by!
Here are some famous restaurants for “Hiroshima tsukemen”.
“Hiroshima Tsukemen Honpo Bakudan Ya”
“Tsukemen Honpo Karabu”
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