Soba Noodle Salad with Asian Sesame Dressing! Delicious recipe submitted by Donny Hardy. Thanks.

Ingredients:

  • 9 oz. Soba Noodles
  • 3/4 cup Edamame (beans only)
  • 1 Cucumber (julienned)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (julienned)
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro (optional)

Ginger Sesame Dressing:

  • 5 Tbs. Sesame Tahini
  • 2 Tbs. Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 Tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tbs. Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbs. Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbs. Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 3 Tbs. Cold Water

Directions:

  1. Prepare Soba Noodles according to package (typically cook for 8
    minutes in boiling water). Strain noodles in a colander and rinse with
    cold water until water runs clear. Set aside.
  2. Prepare edamame beans (if frozen, cook 5 minutes in boiling water,
    if fresh, cook 2 minutes.). Rinse in cold water for 1 minute and set
    aside.
  3. Julienne cucumber and red pepper. Set aside.
  4. Whisk together ingredients for dressing in a bowl, making sure all
    ingredients are well incorporated.
  5. Toss cold soba noodles with dressing making sure the noodles are
    well coated.
  6. Sprinkle vegetables liberally over the noodles and garnish with
    cilantro or sesame seeds. Serve Immediately.

Serves 4. Yum.