Soba noodles are made of buckwheat and may need some getting used to. They are healthy and nutritious. Japanese cuisine often showcases them well.
Here is a healthy meal family style. enough to serve 4 persons.
4 pieces salmon fish 4inch/10cm squares; marinated for 30 minutes or overnight. Bring to room temperature before cooking.
Remove the marinade and grill or pan fry the fish until cooked.
1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger or 1 tbsp ginger syrup
1 tsp Nanami Togarashi(Japanese chillie powder with sesame seeds)
3 tbsp white miso paste
1 tsp horseradish paste or wasabi
3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
3 tbsp sake
3 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp honey
pinch of salt
12 oz/350 gm packet soba noodle, cooked in an open pot of boiling water, salt and a tsp of oil for 8 minutes and drained well.
Pick any 5 favourite vegetables of choice and slice them all evenly on the diagonal; Stir fry them in 1 tbsp of oil in a large wok for 5 minutes. Do not over cook.
(1 carrot, 1 celery stick, 5 mushrooms,1 courgette/zucchini, 1 baby eggplant, 12 green beans, 3 green onions, 3 florets broccoli, 3 florets cauliflower, 6 small bok choy slit in half)
1 large long red chillie pepper
1 large long yellow chillie pepper
3 finely chopped garlic cloves
Stir fry the vegetables, add the cooked noodles to stir fry, toss the remainder of the marinade all over Stir well and and distribute it in 4 bowls. Top each bowl with one piece of fish and serve immediately.
An alternate pasta/noodle that taste just as good and are healthy is one made up of rice and spinach and is available in supermarkets.