Soba Noodles with Sautéed Shrimp and Creamy Tahini Wasabi Dressing Soba Noodles with Sautéed Shrimp and Creamy Tahini Wasabi Dressing

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Soba Noodles with Sautéed Shrimp and Creamy Tahini Wasabi Dressing

Soba Noodles with Sautéed Shrimp and Creamy Tahini Wasabi Dressing       

DRESSING INGREDIENTS:

  •  3 tablespoons wasabi powder
  •  2 tablespoons warm water (to make wasabi paste)
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  •  2 tablespoons honey
  •  2 tablespoons sesame seed oil
  •  3 tablespoons soy or tamari sauce
  • 1 clove fresh garlic (crushed)
  •  2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

REMAINING NOODLE ASSEMBLY INGREDIENTS:

  •  8-ounce, weight dry soba noodles (or favorite noodles or pasta)
  •  1/2 Lb. medium shrimp sautéed in ghee or olive oil w/garlic salt/pepper
  •  1/3 cup chopped green onions
  •  1 red chili pepper, sliced thin
  •  1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  •  1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted (black or white)
  •   Optional - shredded cabbage, carrots, Italian parsley

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. For dressing/marinade, whisk together wasabi powder, warm water, tahini, honey, sesame oil, lime juice, and soy or tamari sauce until well combined. (Note: Makes about 10 ounces. Only half will be used for per 8-ounce package of noodles.)
  2. Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain noodles. While still warm, gently toss with 4 ounces of dressing/marinade. Gently! Cover and refrigerate until cooled.
  3. Once cool, add shrimp, green onions, basil, chili pepper, and toasted sesame seeds.
  4. Gently toss to incorporate.