Tuna Soba Noodles with Ponzu Dressing

cook 10 mins
  • 200 g (7 oz) dried soba noodles
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tuna steaks, about 125 g (4 oz) each
  • 1/4 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • salt and pepper
  • sesame seeds, to serve
  • Cook the noodles according to the pack instructions. Meanwhile, heat a griddle pan until smoking hot. Rub the oil over the tuna steaks and season well. Cook in the pan for 1–2 minutes on each side, or until charred on the outside but still rare inside.
  • Drain the noodles, cool under cold running water and drain again, then divide between serving bowls.
  • Cut the tuna into slices and toss together with the cucumber and spring onions. Mix together the soy sauce, mirin, lime juice and sugar until the sugar has dissolved. Pour over the noodles and sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.
Like This? Try These
More on Food