Soba noodles have an earthy flavor and are more substantial than rice noodles. They cook quickly and pair well with lots of different vegetables and proteins. Serve this quick and easy stir fry with sliced oranges for even more cancer-fighting clout.
- 1/2 cup chopped onion (white, red or yellow)
- 1/2cup chopped bell pepper
- 1/2 cup broccoli, broken into florets
– or – use whatever vegetables you have on hand
- 4 ounces Soba noodles, uncooked
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon minced ginger
- 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce or Asian hot sauce
(or to taste)
- 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
- Prep all of your vegetables and set aside.
- Bring a pot of water to a boil and cook the Soba noodles according to package directions
Drain and set aside. NOTE: Soba noodles cook much more quickly than pasta, usually in just 4–5 minutes.
- Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan or skillet (with a cover) over medium heat.
- Add the minced garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
- Add the chopped vegetables and stir to combine. Cook, covered, for 4 minutes.
- Add the Soba noodles, soy sauce, peanut butter and hot sauce to the vegetables. Stir all to
combine and heat through.
- Serve immediately.
– Add diced, cooked chicken, egg or shrimp for more protein
– Add tofu or chickpeas for vegetarian protein