6 Layered Soba Noodle Jar Recipe

Amrita Rana guides you step-by-step to make the perfect soba noodle meal in a jar.
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 1 person


Layer 1 (Bottom layer)
2 tbsp peanut butter
Juice of a lemon
1 red Thai chilli, finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic, grated
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp honey
Salt and pepper to taste

Layer 2
1/4 red bell pepper
1/4 yellow bell pepper

Layer 3

1/4 green zucchini, sliced
1/4 yellow zucchini, sliced
Pinch of dried oregano 
1 tsp smoked paprika 
Salt and pepper to taste

Layer 4
Soba noodles
Water to boil

Layer 5 & 6

Lettuce leaves
1 boiled egg


For layer 1

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk together.
  2. Add a little water to thin down the consistency if you like. Keep it aside for later.

For layer 2

  1. Sliced red and yellow peppers.

For layer 3

  1. Toss the sliced zucchini is all the ingredients. Heat oil in a grill pan and cook them on high flame until grill marks appear.  
  2. Turn over and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Make sure the zucchini is cooked through.

For layer 4

  1. Cook soba noodles according to package instructions.
  2. Tt takes 10-12 minutes of boiling in water to get perfectly cooked soba noodles.

For layer 5 & 6

  1. Break up the lettuce and keep it ready
  2. Cut the boiled egg in four

To assemble

  1. Pack all the ingredients, layer by layer, tightly in a jar to carry around.
  2. While eating empty the jar content on a plate or salad bowl, drizzle the dressing and give it a good mix before eating.