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17 BEST Soba Noodle Recipes, From Creamy Chicken To Korean Style

17 BEST Soba Noodle Recipes, From Creamy Chicken To Korean Style

Do you love noodles? Do you love the way they make you feel after eating them? If so, read on as I’ll share some of my favorite soba noodle recipes. 
Soba noodles feature buckwheat flour and have a delicious flavor that will leave you wanting more. 
Soba noodles are a type of Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour.
They are thin and light brown, with a slightly nutty flavor.
Soba noodles are traditionally served cold, with a dipping sauce on the side.
However, soba noodles can also be cooked and served in hot soup.
Soba noodles are famous in Japan and enjoyed at home and in restaurants.
They are also becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the world as people discover their unique flavor and texture.
If you haven’t tried soba noodles yet, they’re worth seeking.

These recipes, from crowd-pleasing Sesame Soba Noodles to sweet and spicy Teriyaki Shrimp Soba Noodle Bow, are sure to please diners’ palates.
I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Pay extra attention to #15 on this list, as its robust flavors will have you drooling.

Sesame Soba Noodles are a staple in Japanese cuisine.
They can be served as a side dish or light lunch and are pleasant to the palate, either hot or cold.
For this dish, I like to serve them with shredded cabbage, bean sprouts, and various vegetables.
The noodles are versatile, so that you can add any vegetables.
And if you’re looking for a little protein, this dish also goes great with meats and seafood.

On a chilly day, nothing beats a steaming bowl of noodles.
And when those noodles combine ginger, soy sauce, honey, and Japanese soba noodles, they’re sure to hit the spot.
Ginger Soy Soba is not only easy to make, but it’s also tasty and satisfying.
The ginger provides a nice zip, while the soy sauce and honey give the noodles a touch of sweetness.

This Spicy Pork & Soba Noodles recipe is a bowl of deliciousness that can be on your table in no time.
I love the added heat from the chopped Thai chilis, but you can adjust the amount to suit your spice preferences.
The ground pork cooks quickly, so I like to prepare the noodles and vegetables while simmering.
This dish is hearty and filling but light enough that you don’t need to take a nap afterward.

You’ll never go wrong with a warm dish of noodles when you’re yearning for something light and fulfilling.
And when those noodles are tossed in lip-smacking, savory sauce?
Even better!
These 15-Minute Garlic Shrimp Soba Noodles are the quintessential example.
They’re sure to please even the most discerning palate, made with gluten-free soba noodles and topped with sumptuous garlic shrimp.
So, next time you’re in the mood for takeout, skip the restaurant and opt for these tasty noodles instead.

Soba and chicken with creamy, spicy sesame dressing is an exquisite dish for any occasion.
The soba noodles are nourishing, while the chicken is a robust addition.
The difference-maker is the sesame dressing, which adds a flavorful kick.
Whether looking for a nice weeknight meal or a sophisticated dish for entertaining, soba and chicken with creamy, spicy sesame dressing is the answer.

If you’re a fan of Korean food, then you’ll love soba noodles tossed in a spicy sauce.
The dish features a taste identical to the kind of sauce that typically comes with bibimbap, and it has all the same unmistakable flavors.
Sesame, spinach and umami combine to create a savory dish that will tantalize your taste buds.
Ginger and diced scallions add a touch of freshness, while chili and garlic bring in sublime flavors.

Looking for an effortless yet appetizing dinner option?
This Teriyaki Salmon With Soba Noodles recipe fits the bill.
The salmon is cooked until crispy, and then it’s combined with stir-fried soba noodles, broccolini, and carrots.
The result is a divine and filling meal that the whole family will love.

Thai Soba Noodle Salad is a refreshing dish that is great for a light yet satisfying meal.
The tender buckwheat soba noodles add a nutty flavor and hearty texture. 
At the same time, grilled chicken breasts provide a robust heartiness to the meal.
The salad finishes with a creamy peanut dressing, which ties all the flavors together.

Soba noodles are traditionally served cold but can also be used in stir-fries.
This recipe features Soba Noodles With Mushrooms & Bok Choy.
The mushrooms add robust texture to the dish, while the bok choy provides a crunchy contrast.
The ginger, garlic, and scallions give the dish a fresh, zesty flavor.

This Spicy Peanut Soba Noodle Salad is a flavor-packed dish ideal for a quick lunch or light dinner.
The soba noodles are combined with red peppers, cabbage, chicken, and a homestyle spicy peanut sauce.
The sauce comprises just a few simple ingredients, bringing the salad to life.
This dish is hearty and filling but easy on your palate.

If you’re craving an Asian-inspired dish packed with flavor, you’ll want to try Honey Garlic Salmon Soba Noodle Bowls.
The salmon is laden with a sweet and tangy honey garlic sauce, and the soba noodles are cooked in a creamy tahini sauce.
The broccoli and brussels sprouts add a nice crunch to the dish, and the ginger gives it a bit of heat.
You’ll assuredly want to add this one to your rotation of weeknight dinners.

Cold Soba Noodles (also known as Zaru Soba) are a refreshing meal for those days when the temperature is off the roof.
These buckwheat noodles are traditionally set out with a dipping sauce.
The sauce features a quick dashi stock—a fish stock used in many Japanese dishes.
It is made by simmering dried fish and kelp in water.
The resulting broth is rich and umami-packed.
Mix the dashi with soy sauce, mirin, and sake to create the dipping sauce.
Serve the sauce on the side so that each person can tailor the flavors to their liking.
Top the noodles with thinly sliced cucumber, radish, or egg for a complete meal.
You can also include grilled chicken or shrimp.

This dish is a virtual must-have for anyone who loves soba noodles.
The noodles are cooked to perfection and then tossed with colorful vegetables, including carrots, bell peppers, and cucumber.
The dressing is made with almond butter, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and soy sauce, giving it a lovely, creamy texture with sweetness.
This salad works nicely for a quick lunch or dinner and can easily be made ahead of time.

This soba noodle salad is a terrific dish—light, flavorful, and wholesome.
The vegetables—red bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers, and scallions—add a pop of color and a crunchy texture.
The dressing is made with tahini, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and soy sauce, giving the salad a rich and nutty flavor.
This dish can be cold or at room temperature, making it ideal for picnics or potlucks.

This Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Soba Noodle Salad is light, refreshing, and glorious.
It’s a fitting dish for a light lunch or dinner.
The julienned cucumber and sesame-ginger scallion sauce give the salad a beautiful flavor, while the soba noodles add a satisfying heartiness.
This dish is also effortless to make.
I like to top my version with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and chopped scallions, but you can get innovative with your toppings.

This Toshikoshi Soba recipe is a hearty and satisfying meal that can be on the table in 30 minutes.
Soba noodles have a tender texture that makes them appropriate for soups and other hearty dishes.
In this recipe, the noodles are simmered in a flavorful broth made with mushrooms, greens, and a touch of soy sauce.
Customize this soup to your liking by adding other vegetables or swapping out the mushrooms for another type of protein.

The shrimp are precisely cooked, and the veggies are nice and crisp.
The sauce is sweet and spicy, with the right teriyaki flavor.
The noodles are cooked perfectly, and they soak up all the yummy goodness of the sauce.
This dish is so good that you’ll be licking your bowl clean.

The bottom line

Diners will talk about these soba noodle recipes once they taste them.
Whether you’re looking for a light yet nourishing salad or a hearty and satisfying soup, there’s a recipe on this list that fits your criteria.
Now get inside the kitchen and whip up one of these 17 tasty soba noodle recipes.

BEST Ways To Cook Soba Noodles

BEST Ways To Cook Soba Noodles

Do you love noodles? Do you love the way they make you feel after eating them? If so, read on as I'll share some of my favorite soba noodle recipes.


  • Sesame Soba Noodles
  • Ginger Soy Soba
  • Spicy Pork & Soba Noodles
  • Garlic Shrimp Soba Noodles
  • Creamy Chicken Soba Noodles
  • Korean Style Soba Noodles
  • Teriyaki Salmon With Soba Noodles
  • Thai Soba Noodle Salad With Peanut Grilled Chicken
  • Soba Noodles With Mushrooms & Bok Choy
  • Spicy Peanut Soba Noodle Salad
  • Honey Garlic Salmon Soba Noodle Bowls
  • Cold Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba)
  • Soba Noodle Salad With Almond Butter Dressing
  • Thai Tahini Veggie Soba Noodle Bowls
  • Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Soba Noodle Salad
  • Toshikoshi Soba
  • Teriyaki Shrimp Soba Noodle Bowl


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