Sesame Salmon with Soba Noodles

Picture of Salmon Over Soba Noodles from the recipe blog on the Healthy Eats Page of the San Francisco Scenic Fit outdoor fitness training groups website

Serves 4 | Nell Newman


  • 6 ounces soba noodles
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
  • Four 6-ounce skinless salmon fillets
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
  • 3 scallions, coarsely chopped


  1. Combine soy sauce, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of the ginger and brush the salmon fillets on both sides with the mixture, then dredge in the sesame seeds.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the salmon to the pan, and cook over moderately high heat until the sesame seeds turn golden and the fish is just cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile cook the soba noodles for about 4 minutes or according to package. Drain the noodles and transfer to a medium bowl.
  4. Add sesame oil, scallions, 1 tablespoon of ginger and the remaining soy-ginger mixture to the noodles tossing to combine.
  5. Serve soba noodles topped with the salmon fillets.

View the original instructions on the Food & Wine website.