Soba noodles – 1 9oz packet
Salt and Pepper as per taste
Sesame seeds – 2 Tbsp lightly toasted
Cucumber thinly julienne optional
Lime wedges optional
For Sweet Ginger Scallion Sauce
Scallions – 1 1/2 cup finely chopped
Ginger – 2 Tbsp minced
Cilantro – 1/4 cup chopped
Sesame oil, grape seed oil, or any neutral oil – 2-3 Tbsp
Chili oil – 2 tsp
Soy sauce – 1 Tbsp
Rice wine vinegar – 2 Tbsp
Honey – 2 Tbsp
Salt – 1 tsp, as soy sauce is salty too so be careful with the salt
Black pepper – 1 tsp
Mix all the ingredients for Sweet Ginger Scallion sauce in the bowl, check for the seasoning. Keep it aside for 10 -15 minutes for the flavors to develop.
Boil the soba noodles as per the instruction on the package, If you need them cold drain well with the cold water once they are cooked or just drain the water in which they boiled if you like them hot.
Add the sauce, sesame seeds and toss the noodles well, check for the seasoning one last time. Sprinkle lime juice if you like and also if you like add some julienne cucumber, give a final toss and Enjoy!
From Simply Reem