Shoplifters – Noodles With Vegetables and Miso-Sesame Broth

Shoplifters is a great movie that should not be missed.  We are really hoping it ends up being nominated for Best Foreign Film.  Throughout the film they have several meals with noodles.   This recipe for Noodles With Vegetables and Miso-Sesame Broth is the perfect accompaniment to Shoplifters.

AuthorTheGBYCategory, , , DifficultyIntermediate

Yields1 Serving
Total Time18 mins

 2 tsp Fresh Ginger, grated
 8 tsp Miso Paste
 8 tsp Vegetable Base, such as Better Than Bouillon
 4 tbsp Tahini
 4 tsp Soy Sauce
 1 cup Carrots, shredded
 1 cup Shitake Mushroom Caps, thinly sliced
 2 cups Fresh Spinach, roughly torn
 4 tsp Seasame Seeds, toasted
 4 Small Nest Rice Noodles or Ramen precooked
 1 cup Fresh Scallions, minced
 ½ cup Pickled Ginger

1

Divide ginger, miso, vegetable base, tahini, sesame seeds, soy sauce, carrots, mushrooms, spinach, and noodles evenly between 4 resealable glass jars. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Divide scallions and ginger between 4 small zipper-lock bags and seal bags, squeezing out all of the air. Tuck bags into jars and seal. Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

2

When ready to serve, remove scallion/ginger packet and add boiling water to the top of the jar. Seal jar and let sit 2 minutes. Open jar, stir in scallions and ginger, and serve.

Ingredients

 2 tsp Fresh Ginger, grated
 8 tsp Miso Paste
 8 tsp Vegetable Base, such as Better Than Bouillon
 4 tbsp Tahini
 4 tsp Soy Sauce
 1 cup Carrots, shredded
 1 cup Shitake Mushroom Caps, thinly sliced
 2 cups Fresh Spinach, roughly torn
 4 tsp Seasame Seeds, toasted
 4 Small Nest Rice Noodles or Ramen precooked
 1 cup Fresh Scallions, minced
 ½ cup Pickled Ginger

Directions

1

Divide ginger, miso, vegetable base, tahini, sesame seeds, soy sauce, carrots, mushrooms, spinach, and noodles evenly between 4 resealable glass jars. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Divide scallions and ginger between 4 small zipper-lock bags and seal bags, squeezing out all of the air. Tuck bags into jars and seal. Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

2

When ready to serve, remove scallion/ginger packet and add boiling water to the top of the jar. Seal jar and let sit 2 minutes. Open jar, stir in scallions and ginger, and serve.

Noodles With Vegetables and Miso-Sesame Broth

(Photography by: Mark Farinholt
Recipe by: Serious Eats )

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