Kickin’ Korean BBQ Ramen
Toss the seasoning packet and change up traditional ramen noodles with this recipe! Our Korean BBQ Rub Spice Blend and Sriracha Sauce Powder kick things up a notch. Satisfy your ramen cravings by adding your choice of protein and veggies to your liking!
From the Grocer
4 cups vegetable broth
3 1/2 cups of filtered water
1 tsp. minced garlic
2 heaping Tbsp. sliced green onion
2 heaping Tbsp. shredded carrot
2 tsp. low sodium soy sauce
Protein of choice
2 Ramen Packets
From The Spice & Tea Exchange
2 Tbsp. Garden Mirepoix
8 tsp. Korean BBQ Spice Rub Blend
1 tsp. Sriracha Sauce Powder
1 Tbsp. Sweet Onion Sugar
USING a large sauce pan pour vegetable stock, 1 cup filtered water, garlic, onion, carrot, and Garden Mirepoix, 6 tsp. of Korean BBQ Spice Rub Blend, and Sriracha Sauce Powder together.
COOK on medium high until vegetables are tender.
IN a shallow mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, 2 tsp. of Korean BBQ Spice Rub Blend, Sweet Onion Sugar and stir.
MARINATE protein of choice in soy sauce marinade for 5 minutes.
COOK protein of choice following packaging instructions.
BRING remaining 2 ½ cups of water to a boil in a separate saucepan. Add ramen noodles and continue to boil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
STRAIN noodles and place noodles in serving bowl.
POUR broth over noodles and add prepared protein on top.
DRIZZLE sriracha sauce on top.
GARNISH with fresh green onion slices.
YIELDS: 2 servings
TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 25 minutes
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