Okinawa soba (soki soba)


One of the most popular dishes of Okinawa throughout Japan

Okinawa soba (soki soba)

Soki means pork spare rib in Okinawa, and soki soba is a noodle dish with cooked soki on it. Although it says “soba” the noodles in soki soba are made with flour and kansui, not actual soba.

Recipi of cuisin

for 4 persons

  • okinawa soba800g
  • water2L
  • square piece dashi kobu10cm
  • katsuobushi (bonito flakes)30g
  • powder chicken broth1 tablespoon
  • green onionsas needed
  • kamabokoas needed
  • boiled pork back rib8 slices
  • salt2 teaspoon
  • shoyu1 tablespoon
Put dashikobu and water in a pot, heat at medium heat, take out the dashikobu right before boiling,and put katsuobushi to make dashi.
Drain and remove the katsuobushi, add powder chicken broth to the soup and boil it, then season with salt and shoyu.
Finely chop green onions, and slice kamaboko diagonally. Simmer sliced pork back rib and season it with salty-sweet flavor. Blanch Okinawa soba to remove oil.
Put Okinawa soba in a bowl, pour lots of dashi in, top with pork, green onions and kamaboko.

Information provided by : Division of Distribution and Processing of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery in Okinawa Prefecture

Local cuisine