Homemade Saimin Recipe
A delicious homemade saimin with a light ginger broth and soba noodles. Just add your favorite vegetables and meat. Enjoy!
Cuisine: Japanese Local Style
- 1 small precooked roast pork, sliced or chopped
- 1 block kamaboko, sliced or slivered
- 4 quarts water
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 package (8 oz.) dried Japanese soba noodles
- 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
- Toppings: Prepare toppings and set aside.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!