May 29, 2016

#2055: Nissin Tokyo Tokunou Gyokai Tonkotsu

Here’s one from the Box From Japan box from March! is a monthly subscription service – you get 4 neat and very unique bowls of ramen sent from Japan along with a few chopsticks and a little letter! Really awesome – I’ve not gotten any that I’ve reviewed before at this point which is really quite amazing! Anyways, check them out! Today’s variety looks really great – here’s what Box From Japan has to say about it:

Seafood tonkotsu soup with all the flavor of a famous shop representative of Tokyo, reproduced in a concentrated soup. Rich tonkotsu soup with seafood added to it for a balanced flavor.

Alright – let’s crack it open and look inside!

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains fish and pork. To prepare, add in powder and pork sachet contents and boiling water to fill line. Cover for 4 minutes with liquid sachet on top. Add in liquid sachet and stir. Add in onion bits. Stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

The noodle block.

The powder soup base.

Looks like it has some spring onion in with it.

The liquid soup base.

Has a really nice scent of pork.

A garnish sachet.

White onion!

A meat sachet.

Chashu pork.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion and nanami togarashi. The noodles are very good – nice chewiness and body to them. The broth had a nice thickness and was truly a seafood tonkotsu – definitely tasted like seafood. The onion bits were great – never seen them like this before and they were very good. the pork was a perfect touch. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4902105233108.

NISSIN RAMEN Rich Taste Wakayama Tonkotsu Pork Instant Cup Noodle 130g x 12pcs from Japan

A Nissin TV commercial from about 15 years ago.

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

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