Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

This Asian-inspired noodle salad is easily portable and its flavors develop over time. For me, the best option for a delicious lunch break.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 35 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 285 / Protein 10g / Carbohydr. 43g / Fat 4g

Ingredients (4 servings)

5 gginger
1 clovegarlic
1 stalkgreen onion
50 gshitake mushrooms
3 headsbok choy
200 glong noodles (e.g. soba, spaghetti)
3 tbspsoy sauce
1 tbspsesame oil
100 gpeas (frozen)
vegetable oil for frying


frying pan, large saucepan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Manzanilla Sherry
Manzanilla Sherry, with its salty notes, wonderfully complements the earthy tones of bok choy and mushrooms. The sherry is bold enough to stand up to the spicy, salty character of the dish, while the noodles help to soften the body of the sherry.

Step 1

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

Peel ginger and cut into thin strips. Mince garlic and thinly slice green onions. Remove stem of mushrooms and cut into slices. Cut off ends of bok choy and cut crosswise into thirds.

cutting board, knife

5 g ginger / 1 clove garlic / 1 stalk green onions / 50 g shitake mushrooms / 3 heads bok choy

Step 2

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

In a large saucepan, cook noodles, according to package instructions, for approx. 6 – 8 min. until al dente. Drain and set aside.

large saucepan

200 g long noodles (e.g. soba or spaghetti)

Step 3

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

In a frying pan, sauté ginger, garlic, and green onions over medium heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. until translucent.

frying pan, cooking spoon

vegetable oil for frying

Step 4

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

Add mushrooms to pan and sauté for approx. 1 – 2 min. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

salt / pepper

Step 5

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

Add bok choy to pan. Continue to sauté for approx. 2 – 3 min. Deglaze pan with soy sauce.

3 tbsp soy sauce

Step 6

Colorful Asian-inspired noodles

Return noodles to pan. Add sesame oil and peas to pan. Continue to sauté for approx. 4 – 6 min., stirring well to combine. Season to taste once more with salt and pepper. Enjoy as a healthy lunch!

1 tbsp sesame oil / 100 g peas