Cold Peanut Soba Noodles

Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

I'm a huge fan of cold peanut noodles, especially soba noodles. Soba noodles are Japanese buckwheat noodles, and are great for vegetarians. A 2-ounce (dry) serving of soba noodles has 8 grams of protein and 12% of the RDA of dietary fiber - and no cholesterol. Add different vegetables if you wish (shredded cabbage is good, or water chestnuts), and if you're not vegetarian, add soy-marinated chicken, shrimp or even salmon. Cook time is for boiling the noodles.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Combine sauce ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Toss cooked soba noodles (or spaghetti) with vegetables.
  3. Add sauce and combine to coat everything.
  4. (Since the flavors are so intense, I like my noodles a little on the"dry" side-- you can make this dish more"saucy" if you wish.) Add peanuts, adjust seasoning, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
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5 5

This is a great recipe! I'm always looking for quick, easy ways to use soba noodles. Good sauce to noodle ratio and nice flavor. The only change I made was to add some blanched broccoli. Perfect for a tasty on the go lunch or quick dinner!

5 5

i actually joined just so i could rate this! i love this recipe- although i did substitute rice vinegar for white vinegar (with no noticeable flavor change) and i used 1/2 ginger flavored honey aand 1/2 agave. i used celery, tomatoes, cucumber and pineapple in place of the vegetables you mentioned as well, but the sauce was marvelous! will be making this again soon ^_^

4 5

I'd give it 5, but my husband and 2 young boys don't like it that much. My husband says it's too peanut buttery and can't get through it. I've made this recipe quite a few times because I DO like it a lot and I keep scaling back on the p'nut butter hoping to get a better reaction from the hubby. Tonight I halved the p'nut butter amount and sub'd in a little tahini, but it was still a no. I do also love how all this can be done ahead of time. Thanks for sharing.