Cold Soba Salad with Miso Salmon

"Delicious and fresh salad featuring crisp vegetables and a zingy miso salmon. This salad is perfect for a hot summers day or can be packed up for a healthy work lunch."
-- @homecooked4me
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 4

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For the Miso Marinade


  • 1 tablespoon miso paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

For the Salad Ingredients


  • 1/2 pound skin removed salmon filet
  • 1/2 thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 thinly sliced mini cucumber
  • 30 snowpeas
  • 2 peeled and segmented mandarin oranges
  • 1/2 pound soba noodles
  • 2 green onions
  • Black sesame seeds, to garnish



  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 soy sauce
  • 1 inch piece finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 1/2 orange, juiced


  • Step 1

    Combine miso marinade ingredients in small bowl, cover and rub the sauce into the salmon. Place in the fridge to marinate while preparing the rest of the salad.

  • Step 2

    Get all of the salad ingredients chopped and ready, set aside.

  • Step 3

    Preheat oven to 400F.

  • Step 4

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add soba noodles, cook for 3-4 minutes. Do not over cook! Once finished drain immediately and run cool water through noodles to stop them from cooking.

  • Step 5

    Take salmon out of the fridge, place green onion stems on a baking sheet and place salmon over top. Bake for about 10 minutes or until no longer raw. *if you don’t want your snowpeas completely raw, toss them on the baking tray for the final minute or two of baking.

  • Step 6

    Combine dressing ingredients S in a large salad bowl-add the noodles and stir to coat.

  • Step 7

    Time to serve- place noodles in individual bowls and top with the veggies, mandarin wedges, salmon (flaked in pieces) and black sesame seeds.

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