Spicy buckwheat noodles

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Appears in
Taste of Korea

By Young Jin Song

Published 2011

  • About

This chilled noodle salad, called bibim naengmyun, is ideal for a summer lunch dish. The cool temperature of the buckwheat noodles contrasts with the spiciness of the dressing, and Asian pear adds a delicious sweetness.


  • 90 g/ oz naengmyun buckwheat noodles
  • 1 hard-boiled egg


  1. Cook the noodles in a large pan of boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain them, and then rinse two or three times in cold water until the water runs clear. Chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Slice the hard-boiled egg in half. Seed the cucumber and slice it into long, thin matchstick strips. Peel and core the Asian pear and slice it into fine matchstick strips.
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