February 7, 2018

#2717: Maruchan Umaitsuyu Kitsune Udon

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Today we have a Zenpop.JP variety – so what’s Zenpop? They’re a subscription service for all things Japanese! Definitely, check them out. By the way, use coupon code RAMENRATER to get $2 off! Here’s what they had to say about this one –

“The low sodium soup contains soft udon noodles and deep fried sweet tofu. It won the gold prize at the JSH Low Sodium Food Award in 2017. It’s a healthy and tasty version of the classic Japanese dish! Add the bag of flavor magic after the noodles cook for 3 min.”

Here’s some info on kitsune udon from Wikipedia as well –

Kitsune udon: “Fox udon”. Topped with aburaage (sweetened deep-fried tofu pockets). This originated in Osaka.

Alright – let’s have a look at this low-sodium variety from Japan!

Maruchan Umaitsuyu Kitsune Udon – Japan

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Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains fish. To prepare, add boiling water to fill line and cover for 3 minutes. Add the liquid sachet. Finally, stir and enjoy!

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Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

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The noodle block.

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Loose bits of garnish and seasoning from the cup.

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The liquid seasoning sachet.

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Almost looks a little reddish.

Finished (click to enlarge). Noodles are broad and soft. Lots of garnish in this one – kamaboko, fried tofu pieces that are everywhere. Some other stuff as well. Pretty good. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4901990336314.

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Maruchan Aka Kitsune U d o n  Cup, 3.39-Ounce Units (Pack of 12)

Let’s have unboxing time!

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