Vegetarian Soba Noodle Sushi
1/2 pound soba noodles -- blanched al dente 1/4 cup spring onions (scallions) -- green part only finely chopped
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
Wasabi Oil – see recipe
1/4 cup pickled ginger – finely chopped
10 sheets nori
1 cucumber – peeled and finely julienned
1 red bell pepper – julienned
1 yellow bell pepper – julienned
GARNISH Spring onions (scallions) 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
In a large mixing bowl, combine soba noodles, spring onions (scallions), soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, wasabi oil, and pickled ginger.
Taste for seasoning.
On a sushi mat, place one sheet of nori, shiny side down.
On the bottom third of the nori, place a thin layer of the noodle mixture.
Place some cucumber and peppers on top.
Moisten the top edge of the nori with water to seal the sushi roll closed.
Serves 8 to 10