Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

Char Siu Ramen
  • By
    The Food Studio
  • Time
    30 minutes
Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

While ramen originated from China, it has evolved uniquely in Japan and has become beloved as a national dish. This recipe allows you to make ramen noodles topped with homemade char siu or roast pork.

Nutrition per Serving
  • Calories
    790
  • Sodium
    6000mg
  • Fat
    29.5g
  • Protein
    35.8g
  • Carbs
    84.4g
  • Fiber
    3.5g
  • Cholesterol
    85mg

Ingredients

Servings
-
2
+
Imperial
  • 0.5  lb chunk pork shoulder
  • a little salt
  • a little pepper
  • 0.5  tbsp vegetable oil
    • A
    • 0.21  cup soy sauce
    • 0.21  cup sake
    • tbsp Tian Mian Jiang (Chinese sweet flour paste)
    • tbsp sugar
  • portions ramen noodle
  • tsp salt
  • 2.96  cup chicken stock
  • as needed menma bamboo shoots (optional)
  • as needed Japanese green onion (negi)

Instructions

Step 1

Preparation for topping
Julienne the white part of the Japanese green onion (negi).

Step 2

Salt and pepper the pork. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add the pork and fry until the surface turns golden brown.

Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

Step 3

Place the pork in a heat-proof bowl, season with A, and microwave for 5 minutes. Turn the pork over and microwave for another 5 minutes. When the pork is heated through, slice it into 5mm-thick pieces. Set aside the remaining sauce in the bowl for the soup.

Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

Step 4

Heat the chicken soup.

Step 5

Boil water in a large pot and add the noodles. Cook them until al dente and then drain in a strainer.

Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

Step 6

In a bowl (for one serving), put 2 tbsps of the reserved sauce and 1 tsp salt. Pour half of the hot chicken stock. Mix them well.

Ramen Noodles with Roast Pork

Step 7

Add one serving of the noodles and separate them with chopsticks. Garnish with the sliced pork, menma bamboo shoots, and the julienned Japanese green onion (negi).

Tips

Nowadays, ramen is such an internationally popular food. Originated in China, ramen is a Chinese noodle soup the Japanese adapted to our tastes. Similarly, the origin of tempura goes back to Portuguese fritters (introduced to Japan in the mid-16th century). Pretty fascinating to trace the roots of food, isn't it?

Cooking Tips

  • You can use mixed of Miso, Soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil instead of Tian Mian Jiang.
  • You can use either fresh ramen noodles or dried one. Please use the one you can get easily.
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