Chicken Dipping Sauce for Soba Noodles

Chicken Dipping Sauce for Soba Noodles

Dip really cold soba noodles in piping hot dipping sauce.
It might not be as good as usual kamo-seiro (soba noodles with duck dipping sauce) but still delicious!

Ingredients: 2 servings

Soba noodles
2 portions
100 g
The white part of a Japanese leek
Soba dashi soup
Bonito dashi stock
400 ml
◎ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
1/2 tablespoon
◎ Sake
1 teaspoon
◎Dashi stock powder
1/2 teaspoon
To taste


1. Cut the chicken into bite sizes and sprinkle with sake. Fry the chicken in a frying pan until browned (don't have to cook the chicken completely).
2. Cut the Japanese leek diagonally and brown in a toaster oven.
3. Put the ◎ ingredients in a sauce pan and add Step 1. Bring to the boil, turn down the heat and simmer for about 1 minute. Turn off the heat and add Step 2. Taste and season with salt if necessary.
4. Boil the soba, then transfer the cooked soba in ice cold water and serve on a bamboo soba sieve. Pour piping hot soup in a bowl.
5. Serve with some yuzu pepper paste or ichimi spice if you like.

Story Behind this Recipe

I still dream of the kamo-seiro soba noodles I had previously. I tried this easy recipe at home instead.