Side Dish Recipe- Asian Soba Noodle Salad

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Jul. 10, 2017

This delicious soba noodle salad is the perfect alternative to the traditional boring pasta salad at your cookout this Summer. It's easy to make, delicious, and extremely impressive. Give it a try!


For salad:
Soba noodles 12 Ounce , cooked, drained (1 package, according to package directions)
Red bell pepper 1 , thinly sliced
Shredded red cabbage 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Shredded carrots 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Shredded cucumber 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Scallion 1 Large , thinly sliced
Chopped fresh cilantro 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Unsalted peanuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Edamame 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For peanut sauce:
Smooth peanut butter 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
Rice vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Sambal 2 Tablespoon (more or less depending on how spicy you want it!)
Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
Fresh grated ginger 2 Tablespoon
For toppings:
Chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped peanuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sliced scallions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Edamame 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , cooked, then quartered (chopped)



1. The first thing you want to do is cook your soba noodles according to the package directions. Once cooked make sure you thoroughly rinse them, drain them, and let them cool

2. To the cooked and cooled noodles add the red pepper, red cabbage, cucumber, scallions, cilantro, peanuts, and edamame and set aside

3.In a smaller bowl make the peanut sauce by combining the peanut butter, sesame oil, rice vinegar, Sambal chili pasta, soy sauce, and grated ginger until smooth

4.Add the peanut sauce to the noodles and toss to combine

5.Add the noodles to a serving bowl and top with as much chopped cilantro, edamame, peanuts, and scallions as you'd like


6. Serve immediately or keep chilled until it's time to serve!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4