kimchi ramen

Traditional Kimchi recipe from Food & Wine
2 cups ramen or soba noodles
1/2 cup sliced green onion
1 poached egg
2 cups quick broth
– 4 cups water
– 1 onion
– 1/2 apple, sliced
– 3 lemon slices
– 1/4 cup sliced shallots
– 5 garlic cloves
– 1? nub ginger
– 1/2 cup kimchi
– 3 tbsp miso paste

For the broth, mix together all ingredients (save for the miso) and simmer for 30 minutes. Mix in miso after 30 minutes and remove from heat. While the broth simmers, cook the noodles, slice the green onions, and poach an egg with your method of preference.

Combine Noodles, 1 heaping cup of kimchi, 1/2 cup green onions and pour over 2 cups of broth and top with egg.


make your own ramen

Cook the noodles in your favorite store-bought chicken or veggie broth (or better yet, homemade stock) as the package directs.

Add with some of these fresh and fabulous add-ins.

Quick-Cooking Veggies: shredded carrots, spinach, frozen peas, frozen corn, shredded cabbage, sliced mushrooms, beansprouts, canned bamboo shoots (rinsed and drained), thinly sliced chili peppers

Leftover/Pre-Cooked/Quick-Cooking Proteins: cubed tofu, cooked slices of pork, shredded rotisserie chicken, cleaned shrimp, egg (crack it right into the simmer broth as the noodles cook)

Easy Stir-ins to Amp up Flavor (season to taste): Miso paste, wasabi paste, Asian hot sauce (such as sriracha or chili-garlic sauce), sliced scallions, grated fresh ginger/ground ginger, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, togarashi (Japanese seasoning mix), cilantro, kimchi, Thai curry paste, unsweetened coconut milk

Try one of these tasty combos:
1. Carrots + scallions + rotisserie chicken + kimchi
2. Tofu + spinach + mushrooms + soy sauce
3. Thinly sliced Serrano chilis+ lime juice + fish sauce + unsweetened coconut milk + Thai red or green curry paste + cilantro
4. Cooked pork + canned bamboo shoots + togarashi + wasabi paste + grated ginger
5. Miso paste + sesame oil + bean sprouts + spinach + egg
6. Poached egg + sesame oil + shredded cabbage + frozen corn + ground ginger + Sriracha

Sherry Rujikarn