June 8, 2015

#1692: MAMA Oriental Style Instant Noodles Chicken Flavour

During my trip, I found out that Thai President Foods makes their instant noodles in many places around the world. This is a variety that’s manufactured in Bangladesh, a place where I’ve never reviewed an instant from before. During the time before the first seminar in Bangkok, there were tables set up with lots of different varieties from all over the world – they were kind enough to send me samples!  I got to meet the manager for Thai Foods in Bangladesh, Mr. Yatra on the trip. What was really neat is that he spent some time in Seattle – just a few miles from where I currently live. He told me to go check out Tai Tung on King St in the city – it’s been years since I’ve been there but going to have to do it again. It’s pretty amazing to go overseas and meet someone who has restaurant recommendations in your own backyard! Let’s check out this chicken flavor instant from Bangladesh!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Not sure if it contains meat. To prepare, add noodle block and seasonings to 210ml boiling water and cover for 3 minutes. Stir and enjoy.

The noodle block.

The dry soup base.

A dark powder.

A seasoned oil sachet.

Has a garlic scent.

Finished (click image to enlarge). Added baked chicken, coriander, white onion, hard boiled egg and red bell pepper. The noodles came out quite chewy and well hydrated. The broth had a strong chicken flavor and an interesting hint of either cinnamon or anise in there as well. A small bowl of noodles that worked well. 3.25 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 8941181000019.

On this year’s Top Ten list – MAMA Instant Noodle Chicken Green Curry, 55g X 30 Packages (1 Case)

A TV commercial for MAMA noodles in Bangladesh.

Products cooked according to package instructions. Product reviews done prior to adding any additional ingredients.

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