Homemade Saimin Recipe

A delicious homemade saimin with a light ginger broth and soba noodles. Just add your favorite vegetables and meat. Enjoy!

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Saimin Recipe
Cuisine: Japanese Local Style
Serves: 2-4
  • Toppings:
  • 1 small precooked roast pork, sliced or chopped
  • 1 block kamaboko, sliced or slivered
  • Noodles:
  • 4 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 package (8 oz.) dried Japanese soba noodles
  • Broth
  • 4 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 1 small bunch bok choy, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 eggs, fried and sliced
  • 3 stalks green onions, chopped
  • Pepper to taste
  1. Toppings: Prepare toppings and set aside.
  2. Noodles: In a large pot, add 4 quarts water, salt and bring to a boil. Add soba noodles and cook 4 to 6 minutes (don't over cook). Drain and rinse noodles under warm water. Drain again.
  3. Broth: In another large pot, bring chicken broth, ginger and bok choy just to a boil. Reduce to low and add soy sauce. Simmer until bok choy is tender. Then add in roast pork and kamaboko. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
  4. In a saimin bowl, add soba noodles and spoon broth topping mixture over noodles. Top with fried egg slices, green onions and pepper to taste.
You can add in your favorite toppings: spam, char siu, cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, etc. Enjoy!

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