#3710: Maruchan Cold Bukkake Udon – Japan

#3710: Maruchan Cold Bukkake Udon - 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.

Okay so this came during summer. This is a cold noodle with no broth. The name bukkake means ‘splash’ in Japanese – I am fully aware of the ‘other’ meaning for it, so don’t need a refresher (no pun intended). Cold noodles are really great – kind of like a salad thing. Let’s give these a try!

Maruchan Cold Bukkake Udon – Japan

#3710: Maruchan Cold Bukkake Udon - Japan

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains fish. To oprepare, add boiling water to line and cover for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge). Note the drain spout on the top right.

The noodle block.

Two pieces of kamaboko (fishcake).

A wet sauce sachet.

A dry garnish sachet.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added tomato, cucumber, chili flake, sesame seed, spring onion, and egg. Noodle has a thicker gauge which works well. The flavor was really leaning on bonito which didn’t exactly work for me. Interesting, but ultimately disappointed  JAN bar code 4901990366076.

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