Japanese Cold Soba Noodles
Posted by Soy on December 09, 2016
Cold Soba noodles if one of the most popular dish in Japan. As we approach the summer, it is a perfect meal to cool you down. Traditionally this dish is served with a plate of cold soba noodles and a bowl of dipping sauce. Usually a small dish of chopped shallots, grated ginger and wasabi is a served on the side. To eat you will add the wasabi, shallots and grated ginger into the dipping sauce. Pickup your soba noodles and dip the noodles into the dipping sauce quickly and slurp the noodles up.
I am going to show everyone a simple recipe that will take you no more than 10 minutes to prepare. Enjoy!
Soba Noodles (2 servings)
There's a wide variety of soba noodles available at Fish & Soy
|Made from 100 buckwheat flour - Strong Buckwheat aroma||Cha-Soba (Green Tea Soba)||Organic Soba (Mixture of wheat flour and buckwheat)|
- Wasabi (1/2 tbs)
- Thinly chopped shallots
- Grated ginger
- Finely shredded nori sheets
- 2 Dried Shiitake Mushroom (Soak in hot water for 10 minutes)
- Bonito flakes
Dipping Sauce (Mentsuyu)
Traditionally the dipping sauce is made from dashi stock (mixture of water, kombu, bonito, mirin) and soy sauce. For this recipe I am using the pre-made stock. You will be surprised at how well your dipping sauce will taste.
Marutomo Kombu and Bonito Soup Base 500ml
Marutomo Makurazaki Bonito Soup Base
bonito tsuyu soup stock to win the Monde selection prize 3 years in a row.
|1. Boil hot water and cook the soba noodles||2. Once the soba noodles in cooked|
place noodles in cold water to cool down.
|3. Drain the noodles and place it on serving|
|4. Prepare the dipping sauce garnish. Wasabi,|
thinly chopped shallots, shiitake mushroom and grated ginger.
|5. Add 1/2 cup of Marutomo Kombu and Bonito |
stock and 1 cup of water. Mix the garnish into the
|6. Before serving add shredded nori |
and shiitake mushroom on top of soba noodles
Serving: Dip the noodles into the dipping sauce. Enjoy!