Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

quick easy main course soup, you can substitute chicken or tofu if you prefer, and this is easily doubled or tripled.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 ounces soba noodles
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 14 cup soy sauce, to taste
  • 14 cup mirin
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 12 teaspoon instant dashi stock
  • 2 scallions, sliced


  1. cook soba in boiling water for 4-5 minutes until done.
  2. meanwhile heat stock, soy, mirin, sugar, dashi to boil in a saucepan.
  3. add shrimp, cook for 2 minutes until cooked through.
  4. drain soba, divide between 2 bowls pour shrimp and soup over noodles, top with scallions, serve.


Most Helpful

Really terrific recipe, Chia. I doubled this and followed it pretty much to a T--except I was fairly approximate with some of the broth ingredients. The broth is really something special--very warming and satisfying. Thank you for posting--we both loved it!

spatchcock December 29, 2003

Delicate yet hearty, and easy. I found a bit more broth was good. I used water and a bit more dashi powder instead of chicken broth. This was good with tofu, which was all I had, but I think it will be fabulous with shrimp.

Nose February 03, 2005

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