Soba Noodles With Sweet Ginger Scallion Sauce

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by gailanng

Pretty simple and straightforward. Can be served as a side or easy main dish. May be eaten cold or hot. Note: I believe this recipe originated in David Chang “Momofuku” cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (9 ounce) packet soba noodles, cooked per instructions
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted
  • 1 cucumber, thinly julienne (optional)
  • 1 lime wedge (optional)
  • For Sweet Ginger Scallion Sauce

  • 1 12 cups scallions, finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 14 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 -3 tablespoons sesame oil or 2 -3 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 teaspoons chili oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • salt and black pepper


  1. Whisk together the ingredients for Sweet Ginger Scallion sauce in the bowl. Set aside for 10 -15 minutes for the flavors to develop.
  2. To the cooked noodles, add the sweet scallion sauce, sesame seeds and toss the noodles to coat, checking the seasoning. Sprinkle lime juice, if desired, and topping with julienned cucumber, giving one final toss.

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