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Soba Noodle and Shrimp Salad with Peanut Ginger Dressing

Serve this soba noodle salad with peanut sauce hot OR cold for a quick lunch or dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: peanut ginger dressing, shrimp and noodles, soba noodles and shrimp
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 451kcal


  • ¼ cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1- inch piece fresh ginger peeled and coarsely chopped­­­­­­­­­­­­­­
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 8 ounces dried buckwheat soba noodles 4 cups cooked
  • 2 cups finely shredded Napa cabbage
  • 2 large carrots grated
  • 3 scallions finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined


  • In a food processor or blender, combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, honey, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic and pulse until smooth. Set aside.
  • Boil the soba noodles according to the package directions.
  • While the noodles are boiling, in a large nonstick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, until pink and opaque throughout, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • Drain the noodles and put them into a large serving bowl. Add the cabbage, carrots, scallions, and dressing, and toss to combine. To serve, divide the dressed noodles among four serving bowls and then top each portion with shrimp.


Adapted from Giada De Laurentiis


Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 18g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g