Cold and Spicy Soba Noodles

Cold but Spicy foods are refreshing and delicious on a cloudy spring day. Here’s a recipe that you can really make on your own. Serves 2, or 4 as a side.


2 bundles of Soba noodles 

4 packets of Soy sauce 

1 bunch scallions, finely chopped

1 cucumber, finely sliced or chopped

1 packet of red pepper flakes

Additional Toppings: 

1 Hard boiled egg, cut in half

1 tablespoon of sesame seeds

To prepare the noodles:

  1. For one bundle, boil 6 cups of water in a pot (add 2 cups water per each additional bundle). 
  2. Once the water boiled, add noodles and turn to low heat and boil the noodles for 4 minutes or until tender.
  3. Once done, drain the noodle well, rinse with cold water, drain again, and serve. 

To prepare the vegetables:

  1. Finely chopped the cucumber into thin slices.
  2. Finely chopped the scallions into bite sized pieces.

To assemble the dish:

  1. Put the noodles in a bowl and then add soy sauce, red pepper flakes, scallions, and cucumber.
  2. Mix the dish well.
  3. Add salt and pepper to your desired taste.
  4. Place hard boiled eggs on top for your additional toppings.
  5. Scallions for garnish.
  6. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top if you’d like.
  7. Serve and Enjoy!

FYI: Use soy sauce as desired for flavor.

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