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Soba Noodles with Extra Crispy Tofu

This recipe is meant to be super quick, simplified and easy so you can prepare this quickly in the morning when packing lunch. If packing this, mix in the soy sauce mixture right before eating.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main
Servings: 4
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • 4 ounces soba noodles
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • splash of brown rice vinegar
  • ultra crispy un-fried tofu see Erin's recipe above
  • zucchini sliced thin or julienned
  • carrots sliced thin or julienned
  • green onions or scallions diced
  • shredded gim or dried seaweed
  • Sesame seeds to sprinkle on top
  • For a spicy alternative mix in: 1½ tablespoons sweet chili sauce or 1-2 teaspoons sriracha sauce


  • Cook soba noodles according to package directions. Rinse with warm water; drain well and set aside.
  • Combine the soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar and vinegar in a small bowl. Whisk well. Taste and adjust any ingredients if needed. Pour the soy sauce mixture over the soba noodles and mix well. Serve, top with the cut vegetables and crispy tofu arranged around the bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Mix and enjoy!