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Spicy soba noodles with tempura style veggies

Soba is a thin Japanese noodles. Authentic soba noodles are made from 100 percent buckwheat flour. This recipe is very simple and only relies on a few staple Japanese sauces to enhance the flavor of the noodles. Couple of vegetables are prepared tempura style entirely in the oven. 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb Soba buckwheat noodles
  • 1 Shallot sliced
  • 1 cup Mixed bell peppers sliced
  • Celery leaves garnish

Mixing Sauces -

  • 2 tbsps Sweet and Sour Tamarind sauce
  • 1 tbsp Hot chilly oil paste
  • 1 tbsp Wasabi paste
  • 4 tbsps Sesame oil


  • Cook the soba noodles as per package directions
  • While that is cooking, take a large mixing bowl, add sesame oil, 3 sauces and salt to taste 
  • Drain the hot noodles and drop them directly into the mixing bowl with the sauces and combine well to coat the noodles
  • Start a large wok on the stove and add very little oil 
  • Stirfry the shallots for 2-4 minutes
  • Add the mixed peppers and starry for another 2-4 minutes until crisp
  • Add the noodles and stir-fry, combining everything at very high temperature for 3-4 minutes and remove
  • Serve with crisp tempura veggies on the side