Somen Noodle Salad

Make this Tonight - "Somen-y Noodles!"

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  • 1 pkg somen noodles
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and sliced thin
  • 1 head green lettuce, chopped thin
  • 1 egg, fried and sliced into strips
  • CHAR SIU ( see recipe below), cut into thin strips
  • 1 kamaboko (fishcake – typically pink and white), sliced thin
  • 1 Green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup vinegar
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 T salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 3 garlic, minced
  • 1-2 Tablespoon sesame seeds, pulverized


  1. Boil somen, rinse, drain and plate (make individual swirls with a fork/chopstick on the salad to make it easier to serve and eat).
  2. Layer the somen with lettuce, cucumbers. Top with sliced kamaboko, ham, and egg. Sprinkle green onion over salad. Chill.
  3. Pulverize sesame seeds for the sauce. Combine sauce ingredients in a bowl or dressing bottle and shake and chill before serving. Pour sauce over salad when ready to devour!