Steam your veggies if you have not already done so and set aside.
Boil water for noodles.
Heat oil in a large skillet on medium high heat. When the oil is hot, add your protein + 1 tbsp of soy sauce/tamari. Stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium and warm through, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
Make sauce while protein is cooking-1 tbsp soy/tamari, sesame oil, mirin/vinegar, garlic, pepper flakes if using. Stir in a bowl and set aside.
Instead of cooking the Udon noodles for 3 minutes, cook for 2. Once done, put noodles in the skillet that you cooked your protein in and add sauce, stir to combine.
Add the almond butter to the noodles and stir to combine.
Put the protein back in the skillet with the noodles and sauce.