Oh boy, do I have a noodle-tastic post for you all today! I stumbled upon some seriously drool-worthy images of Japanese noodles, and you know I just had to share them with you all. So sit back, relax, and prepare to salivate over these delicious dishes.
Soba Noodle Salad
First up is this gorgeous Soba Noodle Salad. Just look at those colors! Who ever said that salads have to be boring clearly hasn’t tried this one. This dish is the perfect mix of hearty and healthy, and best of all, it’s super easy to make. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 package soba noodles
- 1/2 cup edamame
- 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper
- 1/2 cup shredded carrots
- 1/4 cup chopped scallions
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
For the dressing:
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- Cook soba noodles according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
- In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, honey, sesame oil, and garlic.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine noodles, edamame, bell pepper, carrots, scallions, cilantro, and almonds. Mix well.
- Pour dressing over the noodle mixture and toss until everything is coated.
- Enjoy your delicious and healthy soba noodle salad!
Japanese Noodle Range
Next up is this beautiful Japanese Noodle Range. This dish is a perfect mix of comfort food and exotic flavors. It’s the kind of dish that makes you feel warm and cozy, no matter what the weather is like outside. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 package udon noodles
- 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 chicken breast or 1/2 block of firm tofu, cubed
- 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1/4 cup sliced scallions
- Sriracha or other hot sauce, for serving
- Cook udon noodles according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
- In a large pot, bring broth, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and brown sugar to a simmer. Add chicken or tofu and mushrooms and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
- Add spinach and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until wilted.
- To serve, divide noodles among four bowls. Pour broth and chicken/tofu/mushroom/spinach mixture over noodles.
- Garnish with sliced scallions and hot sauce, if desired.
- Enjoy your delicious and comforting Japanese noodle range!
And that’s it, folks! Two seriously delicious and totally different noodle dishes to add to your repertoire. Which one will you try first?