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Somen Noodles with Lots of Vegetables and Leek Sauce

Somen Noodles with Lots of Vegetables and Leek Sauce

A somen noodle dish with looots of vegetables. Mix in the leek sauce and enjoy!!

Ingredients: about 1 serving

Somen noodles
80 to 100 g
Cucumber
1/2
Carrot
the same amount as the cucumber
Mizuna greens
the same amount as the cucumber
Cabbage
the same amount as the cucumber
Myoga ginger
1
Daikon radish sprouts
to taste
Imitation crab sticks
about 3 sticks
● Japanese leek (finely chopped)
2 tablespoons
● Mentsuyu or soy sauce
1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons
● Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Ra-yu, chunky ra-yu, vinegar
To taste

Steps

1. Finely julienne or slice the vegetables. Shred the crab sticks.
2. Cook the somen noodles following the package instructions, drain and rinse under cold running water until any stickiness is gone. Drain well and sprinkle with a little sesame oil (not included in the ingredient list).
3. Put the mentsuyu sauce or soy sauce in a heatproof container. Heat the 1 tablespoon of sesame oil in a frying pan and stir fry the leek. Add this to the heatproof container and mix to make the leek sauce.
4. Put the somen noodles on a serving plate. Arrange the vegetables and crab stick on top, and pour on the leek sauce. Add some ra-yu, vinegar, chunky "eating ra-yu" etc. to taste and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to eat somen noodles with lots of vegetables, and came up with this recipe.