Most of us in the United States are familiar with Maruchan’s ramen packs and ‘Instant Lunch’ cups. However, most of us aren’t familiar with Maruchan’s popular products overseas in Japan. Miso is a fermented soybean paste – it’s good stuff, with a kind of musty scent. Notice on the front of this one: it’s also saying that it’s lower calorie. Let’s have a look inside.
Here’s detail of the back of the packaging (click image to enlarge). Not sure whether or not this contains meat. to prepare, boil 500ml water. Add noodle block and cook for 5 minutes. Add contents of sachet, stir and enjoy!
A non-fried noodle block.
A liquid sachet.
Has a strong miso scent.
Finished (click image to enlarge). Added hard boiled egg, green onion, narutomaki, ham and corn. The noodles are pretty good – decent chew and gauge. The broth has a strong miso taste which I found to be good as well. The broth has a little bit of heartiness and thickness. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.EAN bar code 4901990019934.
A TV ad for Maruchan Old Style Ramen varieties.