Easy ramen recipesThe term, "ramen," has crawled out from under its sad reputation in America as a college student's idea of a cheap dinner. Ramen, real ramen - springy, handmade noodles, complex, simmered-for-days broth - is hitting its stride right now with authentic (and whimsically inauthentic) ramen joints popping up in cities all across America. None in your neighborhood yet? Improvise with the packaged variety! Alternatively, you can also buy packages of curly "Chinese egg noodles" or "chuka soba," which are very similar to ramen noodles.
Start by tossing the flavor packet away. Cook the noodles in your favorite store-bought chicken or veggie broth (or better yet, homemade stock) as the package directs, but jazz up your meal-in-a-bowl 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 andRead More »from Forget Instant Noodles — Make Your Own Ramen!