Ramen noodles are the quintessential broke person’s food. It’s hard to beat a lunch option that only costs a quarter. But it’s SO much more than that. It’s actually a quite versatile food – even if the preservative and sodium filled packets that come with it leave a lot to be desired. Check out this round up of ramen recipes and let us know what you think!
First of all, if you’re interested in making your own, here’s a recipe from Not So Ancient Chinese Secrets.
And if that doesn’t interest you, you don’t have to settle for the cheapest Ramen the grocery store has to offer. Experiment with some of the other options in the international section. There really is a taste difference and the prices are still quite affordable. These are pretty easy to find and are quite yummy. (affiliate link) And there’s NO MSG in these!
This easy recipe uses peanut butter and a few other ingredients to achieve a take out quality dish! Add some leftover chicken or shrimp and it’s a great meal!
This Spicy Shrimp and Saucy Guacamole Bowl is packed with flavor!
This one completely transforms the simple noodles into a whole new dish! Ramen becomes gnocchi!
My, my, my. This recipe would change anyone’s view of ramen. You’re not going to see THIS in a college kid’s dorm room!
We featured this ramen bowl in our sriracha roundup! It’s scrumptious, too!
This is a personal fave! The yummy crunch that the ramen and almonds provide really make this salad.
Move over Chex……This is one that we’d never seen! A crunchy noodle snack mix!
This recipe seemed way too intriguing to leave out! A ramen noodle grilled cheese sandwich?! Not sure I’d try it, but it was screaming to be shared!
And finally, who doesn’t love a nice infographic?! This one from Ziploc shows recipes that actually do include the seasoning packet.
Ramen noodles have certainly become a commonplace item in my kitchen. The packets almost always get tossed, but I’ve enjoyed experimenting with lots of different recipes! We’d love to hear your favorite way to enjoy them!