January 8, 2020

#3382: Itsuki Akakara Ramen – Japan

#3382: Itsuki Akakara Ramen - Japan

Today, we have one that was part of Japan Crate’s Umai Crate. So Japan Crate is a subscription service which has all sorts of different options for you. pretty neat stuff from Japan! There’s a coupon code for you too – just use THERAMENRATER to get a special discount at check out.

So here’s what the folks at Japan Crate had to say about this variety – “A taste of Kumamoto, Japan! This spicy Kumamoto ramen has smooth but slightly hard noodles mixed with a strong chili pepper flavored broth. Can you handle the heat?”

I’m guessing I can! Let’s see!

Itsuki Akakara Ramen – Japan

#3382: Itsuki Akakara Ramen - Japan

Detail of the packaging (click to enlarge). Unsure whether it contains meat – check for yourself. To prepare, boil in 500ml water for 3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

A grip of noodles.

A dry powder base.

A liquid base.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added egg, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion, shichimi, black sesame seed, chili oil, and chashu. The noodles are just excellent – gauge and texture are aptly matched for this broth. The broth is like a sweet fever dream of richness and spiciness all dolled up with a lovely visual. Just perfect. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4901726014400.

Itsuki Dried Soba Noodles, Green Tea, 15.87-Ounce

Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!