Ramen Cooking Methods

You may be wondering if you have what you need to cook Ramen Noodles – That’s one of the truly great things about ramen! You can prepare them almost anywhere! Ramen is the most delicious yet inexpensive dish that can satiate hunger pangs. While there are a number of creative ramen cooking methods the traditional stove top ramen tops the list. How to cook ramen? Cooking Ramen is so simple that even a child can master cooking this delicious Japanese adaption in a jiffy. Try this great tasting dorm staple at home.

 

Stove-Top Method

What you need to cook ramen? One good sized cooking pot and two cups of water.

Pour two cups of water or broth in a cooking pot. Make sure the cooking pot can accommodate the entire block of ramen so that you are not forced to break it. Set the cooking pot on a high flame and bring water or broth to boil. You may need to turn the knob of your stove as high as it can go to boil the water quickly. Once the water begins to boil add the ramen. Use a fork to push the ramen into the boiling water. Stir well using the same fork and push down uncooked stragglers. Cook for three minutes on a medium flame. The ramen is ready to eat when it turns slightly yellow and is flexible. A few more minutes on the stove makes the ramen softer. Add the flavor packet to the cooked ramen. Stir again until the powder combines well with the noodles. Remove from flame, garnish, and serve.
Ramen can be made more flavorsome by adding chopped vegetables, chunks of chicken or even shrimps.

A simple yet scrumptious ramen recipe
Ingredients: 3 packs of ramen noodles, 1 tsp ginger, 1 lb ground turkey, 1 pack frozen vegetables, and 2 cups of water.
Preparation: Boil two cups of water. Add ramen and the ginger. Stir fry the vegetables and add to the ramen. Brown the ground turkey and add along with vegetables. Cook thoroughly for two minutes on a medium low flame and serve.

 

Coffeemaker Method

Ramen is undoubtedly one of the best foods enjoyed by people across the globe. These noodles come in a variety of exotic flavours. It is not just quick and easy to make but is also inexpensive, hence making it popular in most households.

A steaming hot bowl of ramen is so delicious that you will lick the vessel clean! Ramen is generally cooked in a saucepan over a stove top, however there are other ramen cooking methods that are easy for students who live in hostels and do not have access to a stove or microwave. This college staple food can be easily prepared in a coffee maker and tastes delicious. Here is a simple method of how to cook ramen in a coffee maker.

What do you need?

  • A coffee maker
  • one pack of ramen
  • two cups of water

Method of Preparation:

Rinse the filter basket of the coffee maker thoroughly to remove coffee odour before cooking ramen. Pour two cups of water into the coffee maker. Wait for the water to get heated and fall into the carafe. Add the flavour packet and let the powder to dissolve. Break the block of ramen into smaller pieces. Drop the pieces ramen into the hot water. Allow the noodles to cook in the hot water for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain the remaining water or serve with it in a bowl.

Coffee maker ramen is a foolproof and easy method of cooking ramen. When you are in a hurry just heat water in your coffee maker and drop in the ramen to fix yourself a quick meal. Add stir fry vegetables or chunks of meat to make your ramen wholesome and healthier. When you have more time to spare you may use some ingenuity and come up with different variations of the delicious ramen noodle.

Multi-Pot Method

Ramen is a dish that brews in the kitchen of just about every household. It has been favorite dish of millions including kids, young and old people. This noodle has made its way into the hearts of millions who enjoy and savour its exotic and authentic taste. There are a number of ramen cooking methods, while some prefer the traditional stove top method others find using the microwave more convenient. Enjoy a bowl of your delicious ramen even without a kitchen! Surprised? Cooking ramen is so simple that you can use a multi pot to dish out a bowl of your favourite dish in a jiffy. Here is how you can use a multi pot to prepare ramen

What do you need?

  • A multi pot
  • 2 cups of water
  • pack of ramen

Method of preparation: Pour two cups of water or 500 ml of water into the multi pot. Add more water if you like more broth in your noodles. Set the multi pot dial to boil. Drop in the ramen brick into the water. Keep stirring until the noodles begin to soften. Add the seasoning to the noodles and stir using a fork.

Multi pot ramen is a perfect mid day snack. Add fresh vegetables of your choice to make the dish healthier and flavoursome.
A delicious multi pot ramen recipe to try!
Ingredients: 2 cups of water, one pack of ramen, ¼ cup of cooked peas, ¼ cup of cooked sweet corn, ½ cup of cooked tuna, 2 tbsp mayonnaise
Prepare ramen in multi pot as explained above. Drain excess water so that the noodles are tender and dry. Add ¼ cup of cooked sweet corn and ¼ cup of cooked peas. Mix well. Add cooked tuna and mix again. Pour some mayonnaise on the top of the noodles. Toss the noodles gently using a fork. Garnish and serve with salad.

 

 Microwave Method

Ramen is the most delicious yet inexpensive dish that can satiate hunger pangs. While there are a number of creative ramen cooking methods the traditional stove top ramen tops the list. How to cook ramen? Cooking Ramen is so simple that even a child can master cooking this delicious Japanese adaption in a jiffy. Try this great tasting dorm staple at home.
What you need to cook ramen? One good sized cooking pot and two cups of water.

Pour two cups of water or broth in a cooking pot. Make sure the cooking pot can accommodate the entire block of ramen so that you are not forced to break it. Set the cooking pot on a high flame and bring water or broth to boil. You may need to turn the knob of your stove as high as it can go to boil the water quickly. Once the water begins to boil add the ramen. Use a fork to push the ramen into the boiling water. Stir well using the same fork and push down uncooked stragglers. Cook for three minutes on a medium flame. The ramen is ready to eat when it turns slightly yellow and is flexible. A few more minutes on the stove makes the ramen softer. Add the flavor packet to the cooked ramen. Stir again until the powder combines well with the noodles. Remove from flame, garnish, and serve.
Ramen can be made more flavorsome by adding chopped vegetables, chunks of chicken or even shrimps.

A simple yet scrumptious ramen recipe
Ingredients: 3 packs of ramen noodles, 1 tsp ginger, 1 lb ground turkey, 1 pack frozen vegetables, and 2 cups of water.
Preparation: Boil two cups of water. Add ramen and the ginger. Stir fry the vegetables and add to the ramen. Brown the ground turkey and add along with vegetables. Cook thoroughly for two minutes on a medium low flame and serve.

 

Skillet Ramen

Ramen noodles are cheap and the perfect food if you are on a budget. People who eat a lot of Ramen noodles need to come up with different ways of how to cook Ramen. Let’s take a closer look at some ways you can spice up these noodles.

One of the best Ramen cooking methods is skillet ramen. Put a couple of tablespoons of cooking oil in a large skillet. Heat the oil up. Add the noodles and cook them until they are brown. Adding some cooked chicken or beef is an option. Another option is adding some cut up veggies to the Ramen mix. You can also pour in a cup or two of water and make soup with the noodles.

Often times people complain that Ramen cooked in the microwave doesn’t take like Ramen prepard on the stove. The way to fix this is to overcook the noodles in the microwave. If you have a 1000 watt microwave, cook the noodles for 10 minutes on high. The noodles will come out with the same texture that they get when cooked on a stove top.

Baking Ramen

Baking your Ramen is yet another cooking option. Simply soften your noodles up for a couple of minutes on the stove top or in the microwave. Place the noodles in a oven-safe dish. Place some cut up chicken breast and Alfredo sauce on the noodles. Cover the dish up and bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees. Take the dish out and let it cool for 10 minutes before serving. You can liven this dish up by adding mushrooms, bell peppers, and anything else that you can think of adding.

As you can see, there are many methods that you can use to cook Ramen noodles. Just use your imagination and you will surely come up with something tasty.

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One Response to “Ramen Cooking Methods”

  1. Owens says:

    We used to crunch them up and stick them in a coffee mug or bowl of water and use an immersion heater to boil the water to cook them. They actually come out pretty darn good and you don’t have to worry about it setting off smoke alarms in the dorms.

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