Purple! Nothing like purple. Purple crayons, The Color Purple, Purple Rain… Actually, I’m not really a fan of any of those; but when I see the color of purple on an instant noodle package, especially from Taiwan, Hong Kong or China, it usually denotes something pickled. Indeed, here we have sour pickled cabbage. This isn’t quite like sauerkraut but kind of like it. Anyways, let’s crack into this one – another kindly send by colin. Thanks again!
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add everything to a bowl. Pour 500ml boiling water over everything and cover for 3-4 minutes. Stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The soup base sachet.
A light powder with fleck in it.
An oil sachet.
Looks thick and possibly spicy.
The pickled cabbage.
Quite a bit of it!
Finished (click to enlarge). Added coriander, spring onion and Chinese sausage. The noodles are light and almost fluffy; definitely on the plentiful side as well. The broth was very good – a salty and beefy excursion with sour notes and a light spiciness. The pickled cabbage has a very nice acrid nip to it I enjoyed. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 6921555509982.
Instant Noodle Artificial Beef Flavor & Sour Pickled Cabbage – 4.24oz (Pack of 3)
Now this is one epic instant noodle commercial!
I am so glad these noodles came to stores in the US! I get mine from hmart, usually a two for deal for a ridiculously low price. They’re some of my favorite though, the veggie packets are actually pretty amazing (this has only happened to me once, but I opened a package and it didn’t have the veggie pack! I was so sad), I think the different oil packets are what really makes them sooo tasty. I feel like it’s a bit uncommon to find a ramen brand with so many savory, but not spicy, options.