Cold Shirataki Noodle Soup (Naengmyeon)

Healthy and refreshing, this Korean-inspired cold soup topped with sweet pear and spicy kimchi will keep you cool during warm weather.

  • Servings
  • Prep Time
    25 Min
  • Cook Time
    1 Hr

Cooking Directions

  • Put vegetable broth, sugar and salt in a pot and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered. Turn the heat off, transfer the broth to a bowl and refrigerate until cold (about an hour).
  • Drain shirataki noodles and rinse a few times to remove the odor. Drain and set aside.
  • Put Asian pear in a bowl of water with a little salt to prevent the slices from browning. Drain right before using.
  • When the broth has cooled down, divide it among two bowl and add shirataki noodles.
  • Top with cucumber, Asian pear and boiled eggs.
  • Add 2 teaspoons white vinegar to each bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds and scallions.
  • Stir and serve immediately.

This recipe was created by Pickled Plum.


  • 1 pkg. House Foods Smart Noodle or Tofu Shirataki Spaghetti
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup kimchi, chopped
  • ½ cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced into sticks
  • 1 Asian pear, peeled and sliced into thin slices
  • 2 eggs, boiled and sliced in half
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar (or cider vinegar)
  • 2 tsp. white vinegar
  • ice cubes
  • sesame seeds (optional)
  • chopped scallions (optional)

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