Soba Noodle Salad..
Added by spicy911 | Wed 28 Jan 2009 @ 12:03
1/2 pound soba noodles
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1/4 cup tamari soy sauce
2 teaspoons light miso
6 tablespoons sesame oil
2 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds, plus additional for garnish
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 carrots, cut into thin strips
1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced on the bias
2 cups snow peas, cut in 1/8-inch strips on bias
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
**Soba noodles, of Japanese origin, are made from buckwheat and wheat flours,giving them a dark brownish color and nutty flavor. They are widely available inAsian markets and come in both fresh and dried forms.
Cook the noodles in boiling salted water until al dente. Rinse with cold water,drain, and allow to dry slightly.
To prepare the dressing, stir together the rice vinegar, soy sauce, and miso.Whisk in the sesame oil, sesame seeds, and red pepper flakes.
Toss the carrots and scallions in the dressing. Pour the dressing over the pastaand adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. The salad is ready to serve now,or it may be held, covered, under refrigeration.
Garnish with additional sesame seeds before serving, if desired....:thumbsup: