Warm Soba and Sausage Salad with Tamarind-Sesame Dressing

Warm Soba and Sausage Salad with Tamarind-Sesame Dressing

Soba noodles, smoky sausage, bok choy and edamame are lifted by a bright and tangy tamarind-sesame dressing and a hit of fresh cilantro.




30 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins



250 g soba noodles

6 heads baby bok choy, quartered lengthwise

1 cup shelled edamame beans

4 Schneiders Oktoberfest sausages

2 tbsp seedless tamarind paste

2 tbsp boiling water

1 tbsp brown sugar

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp chili garlic paste

¼ cup toasted sesame oil

1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 green onion, sliced


In large pot boiling water, cook soba noodles according to package directions, adding bok choy and edamame to pan in the last 1 minute of cooking. Drain and rinse under cold water until just warm. Set aside.

Meanwhile, cook sausage according to package directions. Slice into coins.

In large bowl, whisk together tamarind paste, water, sugar, soy sauce, chili garlic paste, sesame oil and cilantro. Add noodle mixture and sausages; toss to coat. Top with green onions.


You can find tamarind paste, or concentrate, in most Asian supermarkets. Top with toasted sesame seeds and sliced red chilies, if desired.

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