Green Tea Poached Salmon with Soba Noodles
adapted from Green-Tea-Poached Salmon with Soba

Ingredients (4 servings):

4 oz soba noodles
1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
3 cloves garlic, smashed
3 cups chicken broth
5 green tea bags or 1 tea ball full of green tea
2 6-oz skinless salmon fillets
3/4 cups frozen edamame (optional)
1 tsp sesame oil
2 green onions, sliced
1 lime, sliced in wedges


  1. Cook the soba noodles according to the package directions.  Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. In a medium pot combine the ginger, garlic, broth, and 3 cups of water.  Bring to a boil.
  3. Remove from the heat.  Add the tea and let stand 3 minutes.  Remove and discard the tea.
  4. Heat broth to a simmer on high.  Add salmon and reduce heat to medium.  Cook 3 minutes.
  5. Discard the ginger and garlic.
  6. Break up the salmon into 3-4 chunks per fillet.
  7. Add the edamame, if using, and the sesame oil.
  8. Cook 2-4 minutes until salmon is opaque.
  9. Season with salt.
  10. Serve over noodles.
  11. Top with green onions, lime juice, and sriracha (optional).