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Refreshing Korean Cold Noodles (Bibim Naeng Myun)

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This cold, refreshing bowl of Korean noodles is easy to make and so amazingly delicious. Imagine the contrast of crisp cucumber and asian pear with spicy gochujang chili paste and hearty cold soba noodles. Now that your mouth is watering, let's get to work!
  Soba noodles 500 Gram
  Cucumber 1⁄4 Medium, julienned
  Apple/Asian pear 1 Medium, thinly sliced
  Eggs 1 Medium (Hard boiled)
For the sauce
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Gochujang 2 Tablespoon (Korean chili paste)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon, toasted lightly

1. In a pot of boiling water boil an egg. Once done remove the egg and cook soba noodles in the same pot of boiling water. Once cooked, drain them and rinse in cold water.

2. In a mixing bowl add the soy sauce, sesame oil, followed by the honey, the chili paste and the toasted sesame seeds. Whisk it all together well.
3. Add the cold soba noodles into the mixing bowl and coat it well all over with the spicy sauce.

4. Into a serving bowl, put the soba noodles, topped with the sliced apples followed by the julienned cucumber. Finish it off by placing the halved hard boiled egg over the top. Garnish by sprinkling the toasted sesame seeds.

5. Serve ice cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Craving for some Asian noodles? How about this exotic Korean Bibim Naeng Myun? Take a look at this amazingly simple and delicious cold noodle dish that is not only quick and easy but also very refreshing. Its one of the most popular spring dishes in Korea, perfect for a light and nutritious meal, to be enjoyed while sitting out and enjoying the sun and breeze!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1152 Calories from Fat 200

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.1%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93.1 mg31%

Sodium 3274.2 mg136.4%

Total Carbohydrates 214 g71.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 42 g84.2%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 6.5%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 48.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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