This Crispy Sesame Ginger Tofu with Soba Noodles is delicious, protein-rich and Vegan. The sweet and spicy sauce loaded with ginger and garlic brings a lot of flavor to the dish.
This Crispy Sesame Ginger Tofu with Soba Noodles is refreshing, with tons of flavor. Noodles in any form are always welcome at my home. A quick lo mein with loads of veggies and chicken is regular at our home. Lately, I am substituting all-purpose flour noodles with a healthier alternative like whole wheat noodles. And now our new favorite is Soba noodles.
A couple of months back, I made a delicious broth soup with mushrooms, bok choy, and soba noodles. I quite like the nutty taste of Soba noodles. It definitely tastes very different from regular noodles but a good broth or a sauce will do the magic.
What is Soba Noodle?
In case you are new to Soba noodles, let me tell you few things about this healthy noodles.
- Soba noodles are Japanese noodles that are made from Buckwheat flour. Excellent alternative to Wheat-based noodles with some health benefits.
- 100% Buckwheat flour soba noodles are gluten-free. So if you are gluten intolerant, then this noodles would satisfy your noodle/pasta craving. Generally, Soba noodles have few percentage of wheat flour in it. So If you are looking for absolute gluten-free, make sure they are made with only Buckwheat flour.
- Along with gluten-free, these are rich in protein and amino acids. Its higher protein content makes it popular among vegetarians, especially Vegans.
- This noodles is less in calorie and higher in fiber when compared to traditional pasta or noodles.
In this stir fry Protein not only comes from soba noodles, tofu is also an excellent source of protein. To get perfectly crisp tofu, I have given some easy tips in this Crisp Tofu in Chinese Garlic Sauce recipe., another favorite and popular recipe on the blog.
So overall this Crispy sesame ginger tofu with soba noodles is easy, quick, vegan and rich in protein too. Perfect on the busy weeknights, when you want to have healthy filling dinner with less of a hassle.