Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce

Soba With Sesame Peanut Sauce

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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
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 oz
    soba noodles (buckwheat noodles)
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 5 Tbsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1
    1-inch piece fresh ginger
  • 1
    garlic clove
  • 2
    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

How to Make Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce


  1. Cook noodles in 4 quarts rapidly boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes, or until just tender.
  2. Refresh under cold water and drain.
  3. Toss with 1 teaspoon sesame oil.
  4. Lightly toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat.
  5. Transfer seeds to a bowl.
  6. Mince ginger and garlic.
  7. Finely chop green part of green onions and mince the rest.
  8. Combine 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.
  9. Correct seasoning, adding soy sauce or vinegar to taste. (May be prepared ahead to this stage.)
  10. Just before serving, toss noodles with sauce.
  11. Sprinkle with reserved green onions and sesame seeds and serve.

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About Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce

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

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