June 26, 2017

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Here’s one from Javier over at www.BoxFromJapan.com – thank you! So Box From Japan is a subscription service – every month, you can get a different four bowls of instant ramen from Japan – pretty awesome!  This one’s wantan men – let’s see what Wikipedia has to say about this variety –

A wonton (also spelled wantan, wanton, or wuntun in transcription from Cantonese; Mandarin: húndun or húntun) is a type of dumpling commonly found in a number of Chinese cuisines.

There are a number of related, Chinese-influenced noodle dishes in Japan, often served alongside ramen in ramen establishments. They do not include noodle dishes considered traditionally Japanese, such as soba or udon, which are almost never served in the same establishments as ramen. 

Wantan-men has long straight noodles and wonton, served in a mild, usually salt tasted soup.

You’ve probably had wonton soup in Chinese restaurants in the United States; watan men is like ramen with the wontons in there. Let’s give it a look!

Acecook Pork Wantan Men – Japan

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains fish and pork. To prepare, add in sachet contents and boiling water to fill line. Let steep covered for 3 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

The noodle block.

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

The dry base.

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Kinda fluffy.

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

The garnish sachet.

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Vegetables, wantan and pig face fishcakes.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, egg and spring onion. The noodles were pretty good. Slight soft chew and mellowness. The broth is good too – good thickness and flavor. The wantan pieces are great – good size and really go well with the broth. Finally, the little piggy fishcakes are awesome. 4.25 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4901071214265.

#2480: Acecook Pork Wantan Men - Japan - The Ramen Rater - instant noodles - ニュースリリース ワンタンメンどんぶり タンメン味

Acecook 1.5 times Super Cup pork ramen 120g ~ 12 pieces

An Acecook TV advertisement for this variety.

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