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Soba, or buckwheat, noodles are a popular variety in Japan. Try mixing them in with cucumber and sesame seeds to make a delicious and easy Asian cucumber salad.
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- Recipe category First course
- Recipe yield 4
- Recipe cuisine Japanese
To prepare an easy Asian cucumber salad start boiling the soba noodles in water with 2 tbsp soy sauce. Drain and mix with a little sesame oil. Leave until lukewarm.
Roast the sesame seeds in a hot pan until golden brown. Remove from the pan and let cool.
Mix the vinegar and sugar with 3-4 tbsp water and the remaining oil and season with soy sauce.
Mix in the cucumber and noodles and serve the Asian cucumber salad in small bowls.