Soba Noodle Salad

Novice

Ingredients:

Serves 2

 

2 bundles of soba noodles

150g shelled edamame beans

¼ cucumber, cut into juliennes

80g mixed salad leaves,

 

Soy and sesame Dressing:

2 tbsp Japanese traditional dark soy sauce

2 tbsp mirin

2 tbsp rice vinegar

2 tbsp toasted sesame oil

Red chilli pepper, seeded, sliced 

½ Lime juice 

 

Some stems of coriander

Toasted sesame seeds

¼ nori sheet, cut the nori into fine strips

 

Directions:

  1. Bring 1L water to the boil in a medium saucepan. Cook the edamame beans for 2-3 minutes. When the edamame beans are cooked, rinse in cold water to stop the cooking process, drain well.

 

  1. Bring 3L water to the boil in a separate large saucepan. Cook the soba noodles for 5 minutes. Make sure the noodles do not boil over. If they boil over, add a little cold water and continue to simmer. When the soba noodles are cooked, rinse in cold water to stop the cooking process, drain well.

 

  1. To make the dressing, combine all the seasonings in a mixing bowl.

 

  1. Dress the edamame, soba noodles, and mixed leaves with the soy and sesame dressing before serving.

 

  1. Sprinkle with the shredded nori and white sesame seeds on top.