Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce

Soba With Sesame Peanut Sauce Recipe

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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
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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

How to Make Soba with Sesame Peanut Sauce


  • 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.

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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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