Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Soba Noodle Salad

Embark on a journey of fresh, zesty flavors with this Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Soba Noodle Salad. Perfect for a refreshing lunch or a light dinner, this salad combines the nutty taste of soba noodles with the crispness of cucumber and the tang of ginger. It’s an easy-to-prepare dish that’s as pleasing to the palate as it is to the eye.




  • 200g soba noodles
  • 2 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds



For the Dressing:


  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp honey



  1. Prepare the Noodles: Cook the soba noodles according to package instructions, usually boiling for about 4 minutes. Rinse under cold water and drain well.


  1. Combine Salad Ingredients: In a large bowl, mix the cooked noodles with the sliced cucumbers, capsicum, and spring onions.


  1. Make the Dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, grated ginger, minced garlic, and honey to create a flavorful dressing.


  1. Dress the Salad: Pour the dressing over the noodle mixture and toss well to coat.


  1. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle sesame seeds over the salad for a nutty crunch.


This Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Soba Noodle Salad is not just a treat for the taste buds but also a visual delight, with its vibrant colours and textures. It’s a perfect dish to bring a touch of gourmet to your everyday meals.