A popular Japanese dish, ramen consists of noodles in a meat or fish-based broth often flavored with soy sauce or miso, with a variety of toppings. Here’s a dry variant!
Let's start cooking!
Step 1 - Mix the sauce
- In a small pot, bring 4 Tbsp mirin, 2 Tbsp soy sauce, lime juice, chili garlic sauce, 1 Tsp fish sauce and 2 Tsp dark sesame oil to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside.
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Step 2 - Blanch ingredients and noodles
- Bring chicken stock to a boil, add shrimps and blanch for 2 minutes.
- Remove, set aside then add shiitake mushrooms and blanch for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Remove and set aside, then add shallots and blanch for 10 seconds. Remove and set aside.
- Add ramen noodles into the chicken stock and cook until desired texture. Strain and set aside.
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Garnish and Serve!
To serve, mix sauce with ramen noodles, and put in a bowl, along with prawns, shiitake and shallots. Garnish with spring onions and coriander leaves then serve hot.