Ginger Soba Noodles Recipe

Ginger Soba Noodles Recipe
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Ginger Soba Noodles is a traditional Chinese dish prepared especially on birthdays and New Year. Learn how to make/prepare Ginger Soba Noodles by following this easy recipe.
Ginger Soba Noodles Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 220
  • 3 oz Buckwheat Soba Noodles
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Peanut Oil
  • 6 oz water-packed light extra-firm Tofu (frozen, prepared for cooking and cut into ½-inch cubes)
  • 4 Scallions (white parts and 3 inches of the green, sliced on the diagonal into ½-inch slices)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (thinly sliced on the diagonal)
  • 2 Carrots (grated)
  • ¼ pound Snow Peas (sliced lengthwise into thirds)
  • ½ Red Bell Pepper (seeded and thinly sliced)
  • 6 oz Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 oz Baby Spinach
  • 8 oz Mung Bean Sprouts
  • ¼ cup fresh Cilantro (chopped)
  • Lime Wedges (for garnishing)

    For the Sweet Ginger Sauce
  • ½ cup fresh Orange Juice
  • 2 tbsp Holsin Sauce
  • 2 tsp reduced-sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp fresh Ginger (minced)
  • 1 tsp Thai Chili Sauce
How to make Ginger Soba Noodles:
  • Place a small saucepan on fire and add orange juice, Holsin sauce, soy sauce, ginger and Thai chili sauce. Mix well.
  • Heat the sauce to simmer and cook for 1 minute. Remove and set aside.
  • Cook the buckwheat soba noodles 1 minute less than that directed on the package. Drain and keep aside.
  • Place a nonstick skillet over high heat and add sesame and peanut oil.
  • Add tofu, scallions, garlic, carrots, snow peas, red bell pepper and mushrooms. Stir well and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the sweet ginger sauce.
  • Add in baby spinach, mung bean sprouts and soba noodles. Cook just until the spinach wilts.
  • Add cilantro and stir well.
  • Remove from heat and transfer to a serving plate immediately.
  • Garnish with lime wedges and serve hot.