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alternative to soba noodles?

asked by @eposthuma about 4 years ago

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added about 4 years ago

Soba is a hard to replace but if you are in a pinch you can open up some ramen and throw away the packet.

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added about 4 years ago

Don't throw away the spice packet! Save it for "another use". Other alternatives, depending on what you are planning to make are udon, mee krob, or hell even angel hair or fideo. FYI, soba are made with buckwheat flour. You will want a very thin noodle.

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added about 4 years ago

In a pinch, you could even use fettuccine. Not the same ingredients or ethnicity, but you could get away with it.

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added about 4 years ago

Soba noodles are fairly easy to find. Many chain groceries carry them and most any oriental market will have several brands.
I think the closest substitute would be whole wheat thin spaghetti

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