Hiyamugi with Sesame Dipping Sauce
Hiyamugi is a lessor known noodle than soba or udon. You can think of it as very thin udon or slightly wider somen.
Please Note: Mirin and dashi soy sauce(mentsuyu/soba tsuyu) are easy to find at Asian grocery stores.
- 4 inches japanese or taiwanese cucumber, thinly sliced
- a pinch salt
- tbsp white sesame paste
- dashi soy sauce* (aka mentsuyu or soba tsuyu)
- tbsp soy sauce
- cup water
- tbsp mirin
- tbsp roasted white sesame seeds (optional)
- bundles hiyamugi or somen noodles