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Cold Summer Noodles
(Hiyashi Somen)
What You Need:
  • A 16-ounce package of somen (thin noodles)
  • 12 to 18 ice cubes
  • cups menrui no dashi
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated, scraped fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallions

  • How To Cook:
    1. In a 3- to 4-quart pot, bring 2 quarts of water to a boil. Add the noodles, return to the boil and, stirring occasionally, cook the noodles for 6 to 7 minutes, or until very soft.

    2. Drain the noodles in a colander and run cold water over them for about 5 minutes. Drain again and divide the noodles equally among 6 serving bowls.

    3. Drop 2 or 3 ice cubes into each bowl. Serve the noodles with individual bowls of clipping sauce and 6 little dishes with ˝ teaspoon of grated ginger and ˝ teaspoon sliced scallions in each.

    4. Traditionally the ginger and scallion are mixed into the noodles to the individual diner's taste.

    To Serve: 6
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    Cuisine » Asia » Japan
    Main Ingredient » Pasta » Noodle
    Dish » Side Dishes
    Season / Occasion » Summer


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