Soba Noodle Salad with Smoked Duck
© Luis Bruno

Soba Noodle Salad with Smoked Duck



  1. 3/4 pound soba noodles
  2. 7 tablespoons peanut oil
  3. 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  4. 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  5. 2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
  6. 2 garlic cloves, minced
  7. Dash of hot sauce
  8. 1/2 pound smoked duck or chicken, cut into thick matchsticks
  9. 1/3 cup chopped chives
  10. 2 scallions, white and light green parts only, sliced
  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the soba noodles until al dente. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Toss the cooked noodles with 1 tablespoon of the peanut oil.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the soy sauce together with the rice vinegar, sesame oil, garlic and hot sauce. Slowly whisk in the remaining 6 tablespoons of peanut oil. Add the noodles to the dressing, and toss to coat. Add the duck and chives, garnish with the scallions and serve at room temperature.