So I get this email asking me my thoughts on a particular instant noodle from Indonesia from this guy named Seth. I’ve tried another variety, but not this one. There’s a little dispute at his house whether it’s good or not and he wanted me to review it and get my opinion on it. So he sent me some, all the way from Indonesia. The package had some bumps along the way (mainly because I made a typo in my address) but it did get here, and so here I am, about to review this variety for the health conscious. It’s an interesting concept – low fat noodles and all. Grilled chicken does sound good as well – but let’s let the noodles speak for themselves. Let’s check out Tropicana Slim Grilled Chicken!
Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. to prepare, add noodles to 500ml boiling water and cook for 6 minutes. Drain well. Add in sachet contents and combine thoroughly. Enjoy!
The noodle block of one of the packs. Got a little banged up along the way but the one from another pack was a little better.
A dual sachet – seasoning powder on the left and chilli powder on the right.
The chilli powder atop the seasoning powder.
Another dual sachet, this time liquid. Seasoned oil on the left and sweet soy sauce on the right.
The oil and sauce mingle together.
Finished (click image to enlarge). Added baked chicken with Lindberg-Snider Porterhouse & Roast seasoning, mint, krupuk aci and Dua Belibis chilli sauce. The noodles have a very comfort food feel – they have a light chew and are broad in nature. The flavor is interesting; it tastes like chicken with a little smoky flavor and a little sweetness. It has a slightly oily feel which was nice as well. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 74992020161.
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A Tropicana Slim TV commercial.