Asian soba noodle and vegetable salad

Asian soba noodle and vegetable salad

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Serves
4
Prep
30 mins
Cooking time
10 mins
Photographer
Gorta Yuuki

Swap the vegetables to suit your own tastes or depending on what you have in the refrigerator. you could also use green tea noodles as a change from the soba noodles.

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
270g soba noodles
200g broccolini, trimmed
100g snow peas, strings removed
1 carrot
1/2 red capsicum, thinly sliced
1/4 red cabbage, thinly sliced
90g bean sprouts
3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
3 tablespoons chopped regular or vietnamese mint leaves
4 spring onions, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons Asian dressing

Method

  1. Cook the soba noodles in a saucepan of boiling water for 3–4 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold water, then set aside until needed
  2. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Cook the broccolini for 2–3 minutes, then transfer to a colander and refresh under cold running water. Add the snow peas to the boiling water and cook for 1–2 minutes. Drain and refresh under cold running water.
  3. Slice the broccolini and snow peas into long strips. Add to the noodles.
  4. Use a vegetable peeler to slice the carrot into wafer-thin strips and add them to the noodles.
  5. Add the capsicum, cabbage, bean sprouts, herbs and spring onion and toss everything together to combine. Add enough dressing to coat, toss again and serve.

Variations

  • Asian noodle and tofu salad

    Add 200 g of sliced tofu to the salad.

    Asian noodle and chicken salad

    Add thin slices of grilled chicken fillet to the salad.

    Pan-fried fish with asian noodle salad

    Pan-fry 4 firm white fish fillets and serve alongside the salad.
Tags:
simple
easy
dinner
quick
fast
weeknight
midweek
mid-week
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