270g Hakubaku Organic Soba noodles
1/4 cup coriander (optional) freshly chopped
3 Green shallots, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced
4 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted, for garnishing
1 grated zest of lemon
1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
1 tbsp honey
3/4 tsp Chilli powder (optional)
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
3 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
2 tbsp sesame oil
Soba Salad with Simple and Tangy Sesame Dressing – Spring 2012 Winner
1. Cook the soba in boiling salted water according to instruction on the packet. Then drain and rinse under cold running water.
2. While the soba is cooking, prepare the sesame dressing by combining the first 8 of the dressing ingredients. Whisk the mixture while slowly drizzle in the olive oil and sesame oil.
3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the soba, the dressing and the rest of the ingredients. Toss until well combined.
4. Serve and garnish with coriander and toasted sesame seeds.