#2206: Nissin Deka Buto Kuro M-yu Tonkotsu

Here’s another one sent to me by Javier from Box From Japan. Box From Japan has subscriptions for all sorts of neat Japanese things. I regret to say that I was informed that they won’t be taking subscriptions for their ramen boxes for now – hopefully that will start again soon. He mentioned that you can purchase instant noodles from them here. Here’s what he had to say about this particular variety:

Large portion of intensely flavored thick noodles that you’ll get totally hooked on. Noodles: Straight, thick noodles. Texture is smooth and a bit hard. Soup: Thick pig feet soup with a black sesame oil aroma. The noodles mix well in this soup. Ingredients: Ground beef, toasted sesame seeds, chives, and red chili pepper.

Sounds interesting – let’s check it out!

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains meat. To prepare, add powder sachet and boiling water to fill line. cover for 4 minutes. Add in liquid sachet contents. Stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

The noodle block.

Loose ingredients from the bottom of the bowl.

The dry soup base sachet.

A very light powder.

The liquid base.

Interesting scent.

Finished (click to enlarge). The noodles are thick and have a really great chewiness to them – really good stuff! The broth is a rich pork tonkotsu, and the augmentation of the hamburger and vegetables are really impressive. It’s quite tasty and premium – wouldn’t have expected hamburger as a tonkotsu garnish would be so good! 4.75 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4902105238479.

NISSIN Soup Noodle Cup Seafood from Japan (10pcs)

Oh wow – please bring these to the USA!

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