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Alternative namesabura soba, monjasoba, tenukisoba, abu ramen, shirunashi ramen
TypeNoodle dish
Place of originJapan
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsChinese wheat noodles, meat- or fish-based sauce, vegetables or meat
VariationsMany variants
Similar dishesTaiwan mazesoba

Mazesoba (Japanese: まぜそば, lit. 'mixed noodles'), also known as abura soba (油そば), monjasoba (もんじゃそば), tenukisoba (手抜きそば), abu ramen (あぶラーメン) or shirunashi ramen (汁なしラーメン), is a dry noodle dish made with a sauce of soy sauce and pork lard.[1] Traditional integredients include shoyu tare base, aroma oil, menma, shredded nori, and green onions. Other variations also include toppings like raw garlic, raw egg, cheese, and minced meat, which are mixed with the noodles before eating.[2]

Mazesoba was introduced in the 1950s with Chin Chin Tei opening up in Musashino City in the 1950s.[citation needed] The largest mazesoba chain in the world is Kokoro Mazesoba.[3]


  1. ^ MATCHA. "Ramen, Tsukemen and Soba Noodles - What Is The Difference?". MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  2. ^ Morales, Daniel (2010-05-14). "No Konbini No Life: instant maze-soba". The Japan Times Online. ISSN 0447-5763. Retrieved 2019-07-10.
  3. ^ "KOKORO TOKYO MAZESOBA || A New Genre of Japanese Noodles". Pendulum Magazine. Retrieved 2019-07-10.

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