December 4, 2017

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Straight Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle

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#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

Here’s one of the new straight noodle varieties from Nissin – miso. So miso is one of the main varieties of ramen – here’s some info on it from Wikipedia –

Miso ramen is a relative newcomer, having reached national prominence around 1965. This uniquely Japanese ramen, which was developed in Hokkaido, features a broth that combines copious miso and is blended with oily chicken or fish broth – and sometimes with tonkotsu or lard – to create a thick, nutty, slightly sweet and very hearty soup. Miso ramen broth tends to have a robust, tangy flavor, so it stands up to a variety of flavorful toppings: spicy bean paste or tōbanjan (豆瓣醤), butter and corn, leeks, onions, bean sprouts, ground pork, cabbage, sesame seeds, white pepper, and chopped garlic are common. The noodles are typically thick, curly, and slightly chewy.

Yeah, this is one of those flavors that’s really hit or miss for me. There are quite a few kinds of paste out there and some companies use one over the other. Let’s give this a try and find out if I like it!

Nissin Demae Ramen Straight Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle – Hong Kong

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains pork and chicken. To prepare, add one bundle of noodles to 450ml boiling water and cook 3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

One of the two bundles of noodles (there are two servings per package). I like to call these bindles and have for a long time. It’s just because I like the word. But really, that’s incorrect so I’ll just call them bundles as I should.

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

The dry soup base.

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

Light powder.

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

The liquid base sachet.

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

A thick paste.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added egg, barbecue pork, spring onion and Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts. The noodles are just perfect – just a fantastic chew and quantity. This however is one of those miso varieties I just can’t get with. is it red miso? I dunno but all I can say is that it’s just not my thing. 2.0 out of 5.0 stars.  EAN bar code 4897878,850068.

#2638: Nissin Demae Ramen Striaght Noodle Miso Flavour Instant Noodle - Hong Kong - The Ramen Rater

Nissin Demae Ramen Variety Pack (6 Flavors)

A Nissin Hong Kong TV spot

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