Instant Egg And Bacon Ramen

Instant Egg And Bacon Ramen

Quick and easy instant egg and bacon Japanese style ramen

Category Japanese
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Ready-in 30 mins
Yields 1 bowl
Skill Level Beginner

Ingredients

1 104g Packet Instant kang Shi Fu Noodles
3 Strips Streaky Bacon
2 Eggs
2 Stalks Spring Onion
!/2 Sheet Natural Sushi Seaweed
2 Table Spoons Soy Sauce
2 Garlic cloves, crushed
3 Slices Ginger
2 Teaspoons Oil (sunflower, olive, coconut)
Water As Needed

Instructions

prepare the eggs
  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and carefully add in your eggs taking special care not to submerge them too quickly, they will pop open and leak
  2. Boil your eggs for exactly 6 minutes for a very gooey center, 8 minutes for a more stiff jelly like yolk
  3. After 6 minutes quickly remove your eggs from the boiling water and submerge them into an ice water bath, let sit for 5 minutes
  4. Peel the eggs and place into a bowl, leave in the refrigerator until ready to assemble ramen
Prepare the bacon
  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add in the ginger, crushed garlic cloves and soy sauce, once boiling add in your bacon
  2. Boil your bacon for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink
  3. Strain the water and remove the garlic and ginger
  4. Place a pan on medium high heat and add a few drops of oil, fry your bacon until golden brown and crispy 2 minutes each side
  5. Place your bacon on a cutting board and chop into bite size pieces
Prepare the rest of your toppings
  1. Dice your scallions and seaweed into bite sized pieces (if you're using other toppings such as corn, mushrooms or fish cakes, prepare them too)
Preparing the noodles
  1. Cook your packet of noodles in water as directed on the packet
  2. Take care not to over cook your noodles, they'll absorb water the longer you cook them and can become mushy
Assemble your ramen
  1. Pour your noodles and the broth into a large bowl
  2. Remove your eggs from the fridge and cut in half or quarters, add them to your bowl of ramen
  3. Add your bacon pieces and any other toppings you prepared
  4. Enjoy!

Additional Notes

You can omit the bacon and use the same method using shiitake mushrooms for a vegetarian option
This recipe is super easy and very flexible, you can add any extra toppings you desire such as corn, kale, mushrooms, fish cakes, lime wedges or chilly for a spicy kick!