Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Cold Soba With Homemade Honey Soy Sesame Dressing

Cha Soba, seasoned with honey soy sesame dressing. 
Served with egg and unagi for my 7yo snack during school recess.

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Created on 14 July 2016.

A simple yet really delicious cold soba seasoned with homemade honey soy sesame dressing. Light and refreshing, that's how I describe the taste! 

This is slightly different from the cold soba with dipping sauce (click here for recipe)  that I preciously shared. This recipe is a lot easier to prepare because there's no need to cook the sauce. Just mix and toss! ;)

Little boy loves this so much, so....? .... Same food on the next day ;)

Photo updated 15 July 2016


Soba/ Cha Soba

Honey Soy Sesame Dressing:

1 portion of Sesame Oil

1 portion of Soy Sauce

1 portion of Honey

Note: 2 tsp soy sauce + 2 tsp sesame oil + 2 tsp honey for 1 small serving.


Some chopped spring onion

Some toasted sesame seeds

Some shredded seaweed

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1. Cook the soba as directed on the package instruction. Reduce 1 minute cooking time. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing by mixing all the honey soy sesame dressing ingredients until well combined. Set aside.

2. When the cooking is done, transfer the soba noodle into a sieve, throw in some ice cubes and rinse under running water (filtered water) for 1 minute. 

3. Drain. Toss in the honey soy dressing. Make sure the soba noodles are well coated. Garnish with spring onion, toasted sesame seeds and seaweed. Serve chill. 

Note: Shake off the excess dressing if this is to be served later, else the soba noodles may turn soggy. Or if you're packing this for an older kid or grown up, pack the dressing separately, toss in right before serve. 

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By Quek Seok Bin
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