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Cold Somen Salad

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on December 14, 2005.



Cold Somen Salad

  • 1 package (9 ounces) somen noodles
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 package (7 ounce size) kamaboko (Japanese steamed fishcake), julienned
  • 1/4 lb char siu (Chinese sweet roast pork), julienned
  • 1/4 lb ham, julienned
  • 1 small cucumber, julienned
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce


Cook noodles according to package directions; rinse and drain. Chill. In a saucepan, combine sugar, broth, soy sauce, vinegar, and oil. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Chill. To serve, place somen on a large platter. Garnish with remaining ingredients. Serve with broth mixture. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (based on 6 servings):
360 calories, 9 g. total fat, 2 g. saturated fat, 40 mg. cholesterol, greater than 2000 mg. sodium, 49 g. carbohydrate, 3 g. fiber, 13 g. sugar, 20 g. protein


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