Soba With Sesame Peanut Sauce Recipe

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Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


A nice Asian side dish that goes very well with seafood skewers. I personally add a little more peanut butter because I like the taste and to thicken the sauce a little more.

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15 Min
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8 oz
soba noodles (buckwheat noodles)
1 tsp
sesame oil
5 Tbsp
sesame seeds
1-inch piece fresh ginger
garlic clove
green onions
2 Tbsp
sesame oil
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 Tbsp
ricce vinegar
1/2 tsp
hot chili oil
1 Tbsp
1/3 c
peanut butter
1/3 c
warm water


1Cook noodles in 4 quarts rapidly boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes, or until just tender.

2Refresh under cold water and drain.

3Toss with 1 teaspoon sesame oil.

4Lightly toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat.

5Transfer seeds to a bowl.

6Mince ginger and garlic.

7Finely chop green part of green onions and mince the rest.

8Combine half the sesame seeds, ginger, garlic, white part of onions, sesame oil, peanut butter, warm water, soy sauce, rice vinegar, hot pepper oil and sugar.

9Correct seasoning, adding soy sauce or vinegar to taste. (May be prepared ahead to this stage.)

10Just before serving, toss noodles with sauce.

11Sprinkle with reserved green onions and sesame seeds and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy