Okinawa Soba Recipe

Okinawa Soba is a traditional noodle dish from the Okinawa prefecture in Japan. It features thick wheat noodles served in a flavorful broth made from pork bones and bonito flakes. The dish is typically garnished with green onions, kamaboko (fish cake), and sliced pork belly. Okinawa Soba is known for its rich and savory taste, and it is a popular comfort food in the region.

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Ingredients for Okinawa Soba Recipe

  • 100 gram Soba Noodles
  • 166.67 gram Pork Bones
  • 16.67 gram Bonito Flakes
  • 1.33 cup Water
  • 0.67 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 0.33 tablespoon Mirin
  • 0.33 teaspoon Salt
  • 66.67 gram Sliced Pork Belly
  • 1.33 Green Onions, Sliced
  • 1.33 Slices Kamaboko

Directions: Okinawa Soba Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, bring water to a boil and cook the soba noodles according to the package instructions.
  • STEP 2.Meanwhile, in another pot, simmer pork bones and bonito flakes in water for about 1 hour to make the broth.
  • STEP 3.Once the broth is ready, strain it and return it to the pot. Add soy sauce, mirin, and salt to taste.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, cook the sliced pork belly until browned and crispy.
  • STEP 5.To serve, divide the cooked soba noodles into bowls and pour the hot broth over them. Top with sliced pork belly, green onions, and kamaboko.
  • STEP 6.Enjoy the Okinawa Soba hot as a comforting and satisfying meal.

Cooking Tips

  • For a richer flavor, you can add some dried shiitake mushrooms to the broth while simmering.
  • If you prefer a spicier broth, you can add a small amount of chili oil or shichimi togarashi (Japanese seven spice).
  • Feel free to customize the toppings based on your preference. Some popular additions include boiled egg, pickled ginger, and seaweed.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover broth can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat it before serving.
  • Store the cooked soba noodles separately from the broth to prevent them from becoming soggy.
  • When serving leftovers, reheat the broth and noodles separately, and assemble them just before serving for the best texture.
Nutrition
value
246
calories per serving
13 g Fat22 g Protein9 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Carbs
    9g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    9g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    49mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    525mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    55mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    82mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    198mg
  • Selenium
    47mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp