Soba noodles with tuna and black sesame seeds

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 4 people

  • 320 gm soba noodles
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil, plus extra to serve
  • 4 150gm pieces of yellowfin tuna
  • 2 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 125 ml (½ cup) tamari or soy sauce
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) mirin
  • 90 gm (½ cup) pickled ginger
  • ¼ cup finely shredded nori
01   Cook soba noodles in boiling salted water for 5 minutes or until tender (or according to packet instructions), drain, place in a large bowl and drizzle with half the sesame oil, and toss to combine.
02   Heat remaining oil in a large frying pan over high heat, cook tuna for 1 minute each side or until just browned, then thinly slice.
03   Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat, add sesame seeds and cook for 30 seconds or until they start to pop, add tamari and mirin and cook for 1 minute or until reduced by a third. Remove from heat, add noodles, tuna, pickled ginger and nori and toss gently to combine. Drizzle with oil and serve.

Recipe:

ADELAIDE LUCAS

Photography:

TENY AGHAMALIAN

Styling:

GERALDINE MUNOZ

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