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RECIPE: Sesame and Soy Yuba Noodle Bowl

RECIPE: Sesame and Soy Yuba Noodle Bowl

Yuba adds a smooth buttery taste and texture to this light refreshing noodle bowl.

Servings: 2 


  • 2 servings of soba or udon noodle (try using the 100% Soba or Mozuku Udon from our Zuru Zuru Noodles: “Yui” Care Package)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp ginger (finely chopped)
  • 4–5 leaves spinach (cleaned, stripped and julienned)
  • 1 spicy chili pepper (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 3-4 tsp soy sauce*
  • ½  lime or lemon 
  • 2 sheets of Yuba (cut the desired amount noodle sized)
  • Sesame seeds to garnish

*Available in our Creative Beginnings Redefining “Wa” Care Package


  1. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions, rinse under cold water and set aside.
  2. Soak the yuba in room temperature water for 3 mins, drain and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet or wok. Add the garlic, ginger, spinach and chili peppers. Stir fry using for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add the noodles and mix in the sesame oil and soy sauce.
  5. Remove from heat and squeeze on the lime or lemon juice.
  6. Serve in bowls or plates, topped with the yuba and sesame seeds to garnish. 


  • Thank you for your question Caitlin. You can use any type of chili pepper depending on what you have available and your spiciness preference. Let us know how your creations turns out!

    Kokoro Care Packages
  • Is there a particular kind of chili pepper that should be used?

    Caitlin Dailey

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