Japanese somen salad

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Shirley Makekau

By
@tutuwoman

Another family favorite. I have been able to find all the ingredients here in the mainland. I buy my char su pork at Win Co as well as the somen noodles and Nori.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6 servings

Ingredients

1 pkg
somen noodles
1 c
char su pork, diced
1 medium
cucumber, diced
4
stalks of green leaf onion,diced (green part)
1 small
head of lettuce, thinly sliced
3
eggs, beaten
1/2
sheet nori or more if you prefer

How to Make Japanese somen salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook somen noodles as directed in package when cooked place in a colender and run cold water over the noodles and let drain.
  • 2The dice the char su, cucumbers, leaf onions.
  • 3thinly slice the lettuce.
  • 4place the 3 eggs that have been slightly beaten in a medium heated skillet with oil and cook one side then flip over to the other side to cook.
  • 5take the cooked eggs out when done and cut into strips.
  • 6If you want the nori in it. cut the nori into small pieces.
  • 7NOW YOU ARE READY TO PUT TOGETHER YOUR SALAD!
  • 8Take out your platter and add the cooked somen noodles to cover the platter.
  • 9add in layers the lettuce, cucumbers, char su pork, nori, egg strips and leaf onion.
  • 10When ready to serve pour the dressing over it.
    Dressing recipe is listed below.
  • 11DRESSING:
    This needs to be made the night before you are going to use so the flavors blend.
  • 121/2 cup Japanese rice vinegar
    1/2 cup shoyu sauce (soyu)
    1/2 cup sugar ( I used brown sugar)
    1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
    3/4 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 13Place all in a small jar and shake up to mix well.
    Store in the refregerator untill ready to use.

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About Japanese somen salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads