What do you truly want after a long and exhausting day at work?
Besides maybe a drink, a great meal comes a close second. But then again, the cooking is a pain in the ass, right? No wonder ordering food is a saviour for all culinary challenged and lazy folks out there because it’s easy and hassle free dinner option.
It’s all unhealthy, loaded with salt and fats. Actually, there might not be a single healthy ingredient in what you are ordering even if you don’t care much about that, you have to admit that restaurant food can get boring! That’s why say hello to Ramen noodles!
Oh, Ramen. These delicious Japanese noodles are addictive! Not only that the flavours they come in are mind-blowing (Spicy Sriracha, Miso, Egg), they are healthier too if you just follow some quick DIY tips. That’s why we have mentioned below some fabulous recipes which will not introduce you to the world of Ramen but also get you addicted. You can also replace ramen noodles with rice noodles if you feel like it. It will be a healthier option for sure. Check out this Gluten Free and Vegan Stir Fried Vegetable recipe.
Your fridge need to have these ingredients:
- Ramen noodles. You can buy them here.
- Chicken or veg stock
- Soy Sauce
- Boneless Chicken
- Vegetables like carrots, zucchinis, peas and more
- Cold pressed Sesame oil
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Recipe 1: Spicy Chicken with Ramen
Heat oil in a pan and fry finely chopped pieces of ginger. Add the boneless pieces of chicken and fry until the chicken is cooked. Add chillies, salt, pepper, chicken stock and bring to boil. Once the stock thickens a bit, add a cup of boiled Ramen along with 4 teaspoons of soy sauce. Mix well and serve hot!
- Time to cook: 5 minutes
Recipe 2: Cold Ramen Salad
Boil ramen and keep aside. In a bowl, add chopped and boiled eggs, chopped zucchini, carrots and sprinkle some sesame oil. Mix well along with salt and pepper. Add the noodles and toss everything together. Add some soy sauce for flavour and serve cold.
- Time to cook: 3 minutes
Recipe: Spicy Broth Ramen with Veggies
In a wok, heat oil and fry chopped ginger and chillies. Once cooked add chopped vegetables of your choice (mushrooms are good and they taste delicious in the broth) and fry on medium flame for 3 min. Add the vegetable stock and simmer for 10 min on low heat. Add salt, pepper, soy sauce and boiled ramen noodles. Simmer for 3 min and serve hot in a big bowl. This can be consumed as it is or with toasted bread.
- Time to cook: 10 min
Easy, aren’t they? Just ensure that your fridge is stocked with the right kind of foods and if you can prep ahead so that when you get down to it, all you need to do is toss a few ingredients together.
Incase you prefer to watch and learn here’s a fun recipe video you can try at home!