Background and History
Discover the heart and soul of New Orleans cuisine with Yakamein, a flavorful noodle soup that fuses Asian and Creole influences. Originally known as “Old Sober,” this comforting dish is steeped in the rich cultural tapestry of the Crescent City, offering a unique culinary experience that warms both body and spirit.
8 oz beef, thinly sliced
8 cups beef broth
2 cups cooked spaghetti or egg noodles
1 cup green onions, chopped
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup bell peppers, diced
1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Creole or Cajun seasoning
Hard-boiled eggs (optional, for serving)
Hot sauce (optional, for serving)
Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes
In a pot, sear thinly sliced beef until browned. Remove and set aside.
In the same pot, sauté green onions, celery, bell peppers, and carrots until tender.
Add Broth and Seasoning
Pour in beef broth, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and Creole or Cajun seasoning. Bring to a simmer.
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti or egg noodles separately according to package instructions.
Add the cooked beef to the simmering broth. Let it cook for a few minutes until the flavors meld.
Place a portion of cooked noodles in each bowl, ladle the soup over them, and garnish with green onions. Optionally, add sliced hard-boiled eggs and a dash of hot sauce.
Customize the spice level by adjusting Creole or Cajun seasoning.
Feel free to experiment with different noodle types for a unique twist.
Check for specific dietary restrictions and adjust ingredients accordingly.