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#1 adiel

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:08 PM

Ultimate Ramen Noodle Challenge


I love ramen noodles and was very excited to find out about 5 years ago that they became KOSHER. Both Tradition (makers of the kosher cup-of-noodle soup) and Gefen (real high quality products) make this available for kosher consumers.

Price per pack ranges from $.30 to $.50 a pack.

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Here is a recipe to work from along with additional 'handicaps' for the challenge.

Ultimate Ramen Noodles

If you wish to deviate from the above recipe, the ramen dish you prepare:

1) can't be sweet (or made into a dessert).
2) can't be dairy. meat or parve only.
3) must be from regular ramen packs found in stores or use REAL chinese ramen pasta (lo mein - kosher ones can be found in chinatown). You can't substitute another pasta. YES, these ramen can be found everywhere. If you are in Israel or some foreign country and REALLY can't find these - you can use a 3 minute ramen-like pasta.
4) the ramen must be the main dish. you can't sprinkle ramen on a salad and say that your dish follows all of the above criteria.
5) pictures - a must!
6) you do NOT need to use the enclosed packet of MSG spices that comes with the ramen.
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Posted 01 November 2010 - 11:07 PM

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 12:12 AM

Wish there was a kosher ramen shop...
I usually add a couple pieces of kombu. Can add half an egg too but would have to cook it separately, too lazy.

Not ramen, but using ramen noodles, have made stir-fry beef:
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 10:37 AM

Do you mean the ramen should be the main ingredient, or the main dish (ie, not a side dish, etc)?


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Posted 02 November 2010 - 05:24 PM

Wish there was a kosher ramen shop...
I usually add a couple pieces of kombu. Can add half an egg too but would have to cook it separately, too lazy.

Not ramen, but using ramen noodles, have made stir-fry beef:
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that looks yummy. recipe?
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 05:33 PM

yikes. this is awesome, I've never used it before! This'll be fun.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 05:54 PM

that looks yummy. recipe?

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:16 PM

Sorry. Ill probably have to bow out of this one. I can guarantee you that i cannot get thoose noodles where i live. If i can subsitute with any quick noodles i may do it. What exactly are ramen noodles? Is it the flavoring, shape, or ingreidents?
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:20 PM

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#10 LoveToLaugh

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:21 PM

They're small, very thin noodles. I imagine that you could substitute vermicelli or any other small, very thin pasta.

but its somewhat curlyish too and thats part of what makes it the food it is.
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:23 PM

I think quick noodles with a spoonful of veggie soup powder should be a relatively close approximation.... Maybe a dehydrated pea and corn kernel if you have any handy...
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:27 PM

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#13 ookamikun

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:29 PM

Yes, but there needs to be allowable substitutions for people who can't get ahold of speciality items. Nothing's going to be an exact match, but a very thin noodle is going to give her the most similar dish.

Yeah, but it's like substituting pasta sauce with ketchup. Similar idea, but so not right.
There could be kosher ramen in China Town or can order online.
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:31 PM

They're small, very thin noodles. I imagine that you could substitute vermicelli or any other small, very thin pasta.

Ok i can do that. Although any time ive tried cooking with them they get way too soggy. The pot noodles also have a different texture.
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:34 PM

Ok i can do that. Although any time ive tried cooking with them they get way too soggy. The pot noodles also have a different texture.

Try cooking a minute less, and immediately draining and rinsing under cold water.
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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:35 PM

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#17 Kalashnikover_Rebbe

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:38 PM

I think the "chinese noodles" available in Israel ARE "Ramen" without the sauce...

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 07:44 PM

GT doesn't live in the States. I also don't think challenges should require special-ordering ingredients, or spending a lot out-of-pocket for expensive ingredients. Challenges should be doable without having to buy special equipment or shop anywhere other than your local full-service grocery (which was mentioned in the guidelines). I think the ramen challenge is fine, but there needs to be options for those who can't procure it where they live.

I picked ramen b/c they're popular and can be bought almost anywhere. and if not, you can order them online for super cheap. in this case, i also gave an alternative for those who really can't find it.

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 08:30 PM

Bang head on wall. Um i cant even get corn syrup here never mind specific brand noodles. I dont do online ordering either. Thanks shulli so i found a kosher chinese noodles ill check what that means, or do i open up instant soups and wash off the noodles?
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