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Crab Soba With Maitake And Pea Shoots

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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A refreshing cold noodle dish with Japanese flavors, perfect for summertime.
by: Voodoo Lily
Updated Aug 4, 2016
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  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 8 oz maitake mushrooms (or shiitake, or other mushroom), broken or cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 oz pea shoots, leaves removed and stems chopped
  • 2 tbsp ponzu soy sauce (Japanese yuzu soy sauce) or regular soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tsp sake or rice wine
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 lb lump crab meat (preferably Dungeness), or meat from one Dungeness crab
  • 6 oz soba (Japanese buckwheat noodles)
  • 1/2 cup Persian, Japanese or other seedless cucumber, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds


  • 1
    Heat the cooking oil over medium-high heat, and saute the garlic and maitake mushrooms until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the pea shoots and stir-fry until just wilted. Set aside to cool down.
  • 2
    Whisk together the ponzu (or soy sauce), rice vinegar, mirin, sake, sesame oil and ginger. Add the crab and allow to marinate.
  • 3
    Cook the soba, and rinse well in cold water until cooled to just below room temperature.
  • 4
    Toss the cooked, cooled soba with the maitake and pea shoots, sauce, crab, and cucumbers and sprinkle the sesame seeds over the top for presentation.

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