Category Archives: Mexico

#2251: Ottogi Ramyon Sabor Camaron

Here’s another one sent to me by a reader named Colin from the east coast – thanks again! This is one he got on a recent trip to Mexico. Let’s check it out!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add everything to 550ml boiling water and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Stir and enjoy!

The noodle block.

The soup base sachet.

A light powder with a strong shrimp scent.

The vegetables sachet.

A very green mixture.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion, shrimp and red pepper flake. The noodles in this are some of my favorite ramyun – thick and a really nice chew to them. The broth has a spicy taste with a hint of shrimp. The vegetables hydrated well. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars.  UPC bar code 645175155133.

Ottogi brand Jin Ramyon Hot Flavor. 4.23oz package (Pack of 20)

A video about Ottogi ramyon from Mexico.

#2159: La Moderna Sazon Casero Sopa Con Tomate Y Sabor Pollo

Here’s one sent by Colin after a trip to Mexico – thanks! Translating shouldn’t be hard, but for thoes who can’t, this is tomato chicken soup with noodles. Sounds like it should be pretty good! Let’s find out!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains chicken. To prepare, boil 4 cups of water and add in sachet contents. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Stir and enjoy!

Here’s what the packet contents look like.

Finished (click to enlarge). While not oily and very thin, the broth has a nice tomato chicken taste to it. The noodles are thin and short and do the job. 3.25 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 7501018315009.

Mexico: The Cookbook

A TV commercial for La Moderna Sopa.

#2074: Nissin Cup Noodles Sabor Pollo Habanero y Limon Sopa Instantanea

Here’s another one sent by Colin, a reader who recently visited Mexico – thanks! Okay so with all the flames on this one, the picture of the habanero and the packet, I’m getting this might be a little spicy. Let’s find out.

Detail of the side panel (click to enlarge). Contains chicken. To prepare, add boiling water to fill line and cover for 3 minutes. Stir. Add sachet contents and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

Looks like the USA version except in Spanish. Reads ‘much more than a soup.’

The seasoning infused noodle block.

A couple of the vegetable bits from the cup.

Oh, this could get violent (click to enlarge)! El Yucateco is one of the spiciest hot sauces I’ve come in contact with, especially the habanero!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added baked chicken and cilantro. The noodles are your standard North American fare – round in gauge and with a very light chew. The broth was a hint of spicy – not a barn burner here. The vegetables hydrated very nicely. The packet of El Yucateco – now that’s worth a fuss! Extremely spicy stuff – and not USA habanero spicy, Mexican habanero spicy which is very direct and to the point. It’s hot, has a bite and really ups this cup quite a bit. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.  UPC bar code 070662141236.

Nissin Cup Noodles Spicy Chile Chicken, 2.25-Ounces (Pack of 12)

A really great Nissin Mexico film – in Spanish.

#2062: Ottogi Ramyon Sabor Mariscos

Here’s another one sent by Colin, a reader from back east – thank you! He went to Mexico recently and sent me a ton of varieties that he found there. You’d think with Mexico being next door I’d be able to find more varieties, but actually it’s been really hard. This one’s made in South Korea for the Mexican market. Instant noodle are hugely popular in Mexico, and with spicy flavors coming out of South Korea, it’s a pretty good fit. Let’s have a look!

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains shrimp. To prepare, add package contents to 550ml boiling water and cook for 4-6 minutes. Stir and enjoy!

The noodle block.

The soup base sachet.

A spicy scented powder.

The vegetables sachet.

Looks like spring onion and some peppers amongst the mixture.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, ito togarashi, carved squid and shrimp. The noodles are nice and thick ramyun noodles – good chew and mouthfeel. The broth is a spicy seafood affair, augmented very nicely with the included vegetables. 3.75 out of 5.0 stars.  UPC bar code 645175155140.

Ottogi brand Jin Ramyon Hot Flavor. 4.23oz package (Pack of 20)

A recipe which sounds fascinating…

#2057: Nissin RapiFideo Sabor a Chile y Limon

Here’s another one sent to me by Colin from the eastern US – thanks again man! He went to Mexico and picked up a slew of different varieties to send my way. It still boggles my mind that with Mexico so close, it’s been so hard for me to get Mexican instant noodles. Let’s have a look!

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, remove lid and add 275ml water. Microwave at 1000W for 3 minutes. Let sit for 1 additional minute. Stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

Here’s some of the uncooked noodles from the cup – they’re short and pre-seasoned.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added cilantro. The noodles are short and can be eaten with a spoon. These are like the Nissin Cucharealo tomato variant that was in the USA for a while. The broth is a thin with a nice tomato flavor with light spiciness and a smack of citrus. Not bad! 3.75 out of 5.0 stars.  EAN bar code 7503020651021.

Mexico: The Cookbook

Wow – check this out!