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buckwheat noodles with curry soup

  • Serves: 2
  • Calories: 465 kcal
  • Total Time: 35 m
    • Prep: 25 m
    • Cook: 10 m
  • Japanese: Karē-namban-soba
Buckwheat Noodles with Curry Soup


Step 1

step 1:

Cut the chicken into bite–sized pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Slice the long green onion diagonally into 2.5 cm. pieces.

Step 3

step 3:

Pour the bonito soup stock into a pan. Bring to a boil on medium heat and add the chicken.

Step 4

step 4:

When the chicken changes color, add the sugar, soy sauce, long green onion and curry powder. Stir until dissolved.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the noodles and cover. Boil for a minute. Remove from heat.

Step 6

step 6:

Remove the noodles from the soup and place in two big serving bowls.

Step 7

step 7:

Dissolve the potato starch in the 1Tb. of water. Bring the chicken, long green onion and curry soup to a boil. Add the dissolved potato starch to the pan. Stir a few times until it becomes creamy. Boil for one more minute. Remove from heat.


Scoop out the creamy mixture and place over the noodles. Sprinkle with the shichimi (seven-spice seasoning) if desired.


The creamy curry soup suits buckwheat noodles (soba) very well. Karē-namban-soba is a warming noodle dish.