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Smoked Salmon and Oba Linguine

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

15 Minutes


2 Servings



About the Recipe

Pasta is an established favourite with the Japanese so it's only natural that over time, some local flavours have been assimilated into the dish. Along with the smoked salmon, this spaghetti is flavoured with soy sauce and oba leaves. If you can't get hold of any oba leaves but won't to try out these flavours, then you use use basil leaves as a substitute.


1/2 red bell pepper

2 cloves garlic

20g / 0.7oz  oba leaves

100g / 3.5oz smoked salmon

1/2 lemon

1 tsp salt

170g / 6oz linguine or spagetti

30g / 1oz unsalted butter

2 tbsp of the water from cooking the linguine

some black pepper

1 tbsp soy sauce

25g/0.8oz grated parmesan cheese


heat 1/2 tbsp of the oil in a pan, add the mushrooms and pepper and fry for 1 min

boil the water in a large pan and cook the spaghetti for 10 mins or according to the instructions on the packet before draining

add the spaghetti, butter, smoked salmon and shiso to the pan and mix together well

add the soy sauce and mix well

your shiso and smoked salmon spaghetti is ready. top with the parmesan just before serving

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