Gluten-Free Spicy Thai Soba Noodle Bowl

It's Monday and no one wants to slave in the kitchen after a long day of work. Yesterday my husband made the most delicious Soba Noodle bowl. It's so refreshing on a warm summer evening and it takes less than 30 minutes to make. 

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Ingredients: 

  • 2 bundles of soba noodles I like to use the Hakubaku Organic Soba Noodles (we keep this variety pack stocked at home)
  • 1 Cup Purple Cabbage – thinly sliced
  • 2 large Carrots – julienned (about ¾ cup)
  •  1 small Roasted Red Bell Pepper – julienned*
  •  ½ Cup Scallions , white and green parts – thinly sliced
  • 1 Jalapeno – seeded & minced
  • 1 Cup Edamame - shelled
  • 3 TBS Fresh Cilantro – roughly chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Peanuts
  •  3 TBS Toasted Sesame Seeds

• Ginger-Tahini Dressing:

  • 2 TBS Tahini
  • 2TBS of sriracha 
  •  1 inch Fresh Ginger – peeled and sliced
  • 1 clove Garlic - minced
  • 1 TBS Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 TBS Lime Juice
  • 3 TBS Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce
  • ½ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 3 TBS Agave Nectar
  • 1 TBS Sesame Oil
  • 1 TBS Olive Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • Pepper , to taste

Optional Serving Suggestion:

  •  2 Cups cooked chicken breast 
  • Lime Wedges , for garnish
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How to Make:

  1. Prepare soba noodles according to package directions. When finished, transfer noodles to an ice bath to stop cooking. Drain well and set aside.
  2. Prepare the Dressing: Add all ingredients to a bowl. Whisk until smooth and combined. Taste and adjust for seasoning (add more sriracha for extra heat)
  3. For the Salad: In a large bowl mix together all the salad ingredients except for the peanuts and sesame seeds. Add in the cooked and drained soba noodles. Mix to combine. Add in 4 tablespoons of the dressing and toss to combine. For heavier dressed noodles, add in more dressing, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing to combine.
  4. To Serve: Divide salad between serving plates and garnish with peanuts and sesame seeds. Optional - Top with chicken and serve with lime wedges. Serve extra dressing on the side.

Print the recipe below:

Yield: 4

Spicy Thai Soba Noodle Bowl

prep time: 15 minscook time: 20 minstotal time: 35 mins

A simple and easy gluten free, dairy free soba noodle recipe.

ingredients:

1 bundle of soba noodles

1 Cup Purple Cabbage – thinly sliced

2 large Carrots – julienned (about ¾ cup)

1 small Roasted Red Bell Pepper – julienned*

½ Cup Scallions , white and green parts – thinly sliced

1 Jalapeno – seeded & minced

1 Cup Edamame - shelled

3 TBS Fresh Cilantro – roughly chopped

1/3 Cup Peanuts

3 TBS Toasted Sesame Seeds


Ginger-Tahini Dressing:


2 TBS Tahini

1  1/2 TBS of sriracha 

1 inch Fresh Ginger – peeled and sliced

1 clove Garlic - minced

1 TBS Rice Wine Vinegar

1 TBS Lime Juice

3 TBS Reduced Sodium Soy Sauce

½ tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

3 TBS Agave Nectar

1 TBS Sesame Oil

1 TBS Olive Oil

1/8 tsp Salt

Pepper, to taste


Optional Serving Suggestion:

2 Cups cooked chicken breast 

Lime Wedges, for garnish

instructions:

  1. Prepare soba noodles according to package directions. When finished, transfer noodles to an ice bath to stop cooking. Drain well and set aside.
  2. Prepare the Dressing: Add all ingredients to a bowl. Whisk until smooth and combined. Taste and adjust for seasoning (add more sriracha for extra heat)
  3. For the Salad: In a large bowl mix together all the salad ingredients except for the peanuts and sesame seeds. Add in the cooked and drained soba noodles. Mix to combine. Add in 4 tablespoons of the dressing and toss to combine. For heavier dressed noodles, add in more dressing, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing to combine.
  4. To Serve: Divide salad between serving plates and garnish with peanuts and sesame seeds. Optional - Top with chicken and serve with lime wedges. Serve extra dressing on the side.
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Joanne E

I’m a mother of two beautiful daughters and married to a man who completes me. I started my fitness journey as a way to heal my soul and launched my blog in hopes to continue to inspire and empower women to use fitness as a tool to heal depression and find their self worth. I strongly believe that each woman deserves to be in love with herself just as much as her man does. I have an obsession with reusable water bottles, I enjoy action movies, and I’m in love with burpees.