Soba Noodle Salad


  • 1 pack soba buckwheat noodle
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cored and julienned
  • 1 small cucumber, julienned
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp mirin
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp toasted black sesame seeds
  • Garnish (optional):
  • Handful bean sprouts
  • A little grated red cabbage


  • Boil soba noodles, following the package instructions. It usually takes around 8 minutes to boil soba.
  • Drain and cool soba noodles in cold running water. Drain well and set aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients for dressing in a small bowl.
  • Place soba noodles, carrot, yellow bell pepper, and cucumber in a large bowl.
  • Pour the dressing over them and mix well.
  • Sprinkle with the black sesame seeds. You can also add bean sprouts and a little grated red cabbage for extra colour and texture!

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