Plentifull Deli’s Soba Noodle Salad – from the Kiwi Diary 2014
erful and amazingly talented” Wendy Hillyer, owner (and chef extraordinaire) of Plentifull Deli, Majoribanks Street, Wellington.
180g soba noodles
½ telegraph cucumber, peeled, deseeded and thinly sliced
1 capsicum, deseeded and thinly sliced
2 spring onions, thinly sliced
sml bunch coriander, roughly chopped
sml bunch mint, roughly chopped
½ fresh chilli, finely sliced
6 florets broccoli, blanched and sliced
2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
2 T toasted sesame seeds
2 carrots, peeled and finely sliced
Fried shallots for garnish
50 mls Soy sauce
1 heaped T Liquid honey
25 mls Peanut oil
40 mls Sesame oil
30 mls Mirin
Sml piece ginger, finely chopped
Cook the soba noodles in boiling water for four minutes. Drain and refresh under cold water then toss a little of the peanut oil through to stop it sticking together.
Whisk all of the dressing ingredients together.
Toss all ingredients together and sprinkle with toasted shallots to serve.
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