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Asian Buckwheat Salad

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This is such a beautiful salad that is made special by the mirin dressing. Mirin has a sweetness that really lifts the dish and you can find it in most supermarkets. This salad goes well with any protein pretty much. I like to serve it with miso salmon but it goes will with chicken, beef or pork!

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time15 mins
 1 tbsp Grated Ginger
 0.50 tsp Chilli flakes
 2 tbsp Mirin
 2 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Seed Oil
 1 cup Cucumber (peeled, smashed, seeds removed)
 1 cup Red Cabbage (finely sliced)
 100 g Buckwheat Noodles (or noodle of choice, rice noodles work well)
1

Mix grated ginger, chilli flakes, sesame oil and rice wine vinegar together in a bowl and set aside

2

Peel and smash the cucumber using the side of your knife or rolling pin, take out the seeds and cut into half moon shaped chunks

3

Cook noodles according to their instructions

4

Mix cucumber, sliced red cabbage and noodles together. Pour over dressing

5

Serve with Miso Salmon (recipe is in archive) or protein of choice. A sprinkle of sesame seeds works well here

 

Ingredients

 1 tbsp Grated Ginger
 0.50 tsp Chilli flakes
 2 tbsp Mirin
 2 tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Seed Oil
 1 cup Cucumber (peeled, smashed, seeds removed)
 1 cup Red Cabbage (finely sliced)
 100 g Buckwheat Noodles (or noodle of choice, rice noodles work well)

Directions

1

Mix grated ginger, chilli flakes, sesame oil and rice wine vinegar together in a bowl and set aside

2

Peel and smash the cucumber using the side of your knife or rolling pin, take out the seeds and cut into half moon shaped chunks

3

Cook noodles according to their instructions

4

Mix cucumber, sliced red cabbage and noodles together. Pour over dressing

5

Serve with Miso Salmon (recipe is in archive) or protein of choice. A sprinkle of sesame seeds works well here

Asian Buckwheat Salad

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