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Warm Soya Bean, Ginger, Chilli and Noodle Salad

cook 20 mins
Tags: Spicey
  • 250 g (8 oz) dried soba noodles
  • 250 g (8 oz) frozen podded soya beans
  • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 3 cm (1 inch) piece of fresh root ginger
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon clear honey
  • salt
  • chopped coriander leaves, to garnish
  • Cook the noodles and soya beans in a large saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for 4–5 minutes, or according to the noodle packet instructions. Drain well, then return to the pan and add the spring onions. Cover and keep warm.
  • Heat a frying pan until hot, add the sesame seeds and dry-fry over a medium heat until lightly golden, then remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Peel and grate the root ginger into a bowl, then stir in the remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour the dressing over the noodle mixture and toss to mix well.
  • Ladle into warm bowls, scatter over the sesame seeds and chopped coriander and serve.
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