March 10, 2020

#3445: Samurai Ramen – Japan

#3445: Samurai 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 -“Enjoy this super healthy ramen! It is made without ingredients derived from animals, MSG, food dyes, and preservatives. The soup is a classic Japanese blend of miso, soy sauce, and sesame seeds.”

Okay so it’s a miso – after looking at the package I thought it might be no flavor! Let’s check it out.

Samurai Ramen – Japan

#3445: Samurai Ramen - Japan

Detail of the packaging (click to enlarge). From the looks of things, it contains nothing, but check for yourself. TO prepare, boil one bundle of noodles in 400ml water for 2.5~3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

Two servings of noodles.

Two wet sachets.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added black sesame seed. The noodles are really quite good – gauge and chew are on point. The broth is on the thinner end of things, however it has a nice miso flavor that isn’t overly red miso for my taste. All in all pretty decent. 4.5 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4976740902798.

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