After trying the basics for ramen noodles recipes, you can learn how to combine other ingredients to make a well-balanced, tasty dish. For a basic miso ramen dish to serve two people, you’ll need:
10.5 oz. ramen noodles
1 large egg boiled
3.33 cups of water plus 2 tsp. of dashi granules
3-4 tbsp. white miso paste
Light soy sauce and chili oil to taste
3.5 oz. corn kernels
1 narutomaki (Japanese fish cake)
1 spring onion, finely chopped
Roasted seaweed, sliced in strips
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add a pinch of salt.
- In a separate pan, boil 3.33 cups of water and add the dashi, allowing it simmer for 2 minutes.
- Then, add the miso paste and light soy sauce/chili oil.
- Cook the noodles in the original pan, then divide into serving bowls.
- Top your homemade ramen with half a hard-boiled egg, the narutomaki, corn kernels and chopped spring onion, before pouring the miso soup into a bowl and garnishing with roasted seaweed.
Customize your homemade ramen soup with additional ingredients such as chives, red onion, peppers, different kinds of meat or mushrooms, sugar snap peas, roasted peanuts... the list is endless! In addition to miso, other popular ramen noodles recipes include shio, which is mainly salt-based, and shoyu, which is mainly soy-sauce based. There is also the tonkotsu ramen soup recipe, which is a broth made from pork bones. Whatever your taste buds may crave, there really is a ramen recipe out there to suit everyone.