Spud noodles! I’ve liked pretty much every potato noodle variety I’ve tried. Potatoes are a good way to increase the chewiness of noodles in a pretty inexpensive way. Potatoes are pretty easy to produce I’m guessing – just find some land and throw stuff in the ground and sooner or later – hey – potatoes. Well, let’s check this one out!
Samyang Foods Potato Ramen – South Korea
Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add noodles and sachet contents to 550ml boiling water and cook for 4 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!
The noodle block.
The soup base sachet.
A lot of powder.
The vegetable sachet.
Greenery and other niceties.
Finished (click to enlarge). Added spring onion, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, thin sliced beef and an egg. The noodles have a very enjoyable soft outer and chewy inner – good ramyun. The broth has a nice salty and kind of beefy flavor which harmonizes well. Light on the spicy – just all around tasty. 4.5 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 4580352290121.
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A commercial for the popular Samyang Foods Buldak Bokeummyun.