#3848: Maruchan Kuroi Buta Curry – Japan

#3848: Maruchan Kuroi Buta Curry - Japan

This one came out of a Zenpop subscription box. Zenpop has great boxes featuring different themes every month with 7 different instant ramen varieties from Japan. Use the coupon code RAMENRATER for a discount!

This looks like a nice curry udon – I heard recently that if you boil the noodles instead of steep them, you’ll end up with a slightly chewier udon – however I have to steep these because I do everything by manufacturer’s directions. However – you don’t so you might give it a try! Let’s check it out!

Maruchan Kuroi Buta Curry – Japan

#3848: Maruchan Kuroi Buta Curry - Japan

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Probably contains meat – check for yourself. To prepare, add boiling water to line as well as clear sachet contents. Cover for 5 minutes. Add in powder sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

A block of udon.

A sachet of powder soup base.

A sachet of solid ingredients.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion, and tofu. Udon had a nice tooth to it – a little more chew than I expected. Broth is saltier than I’d like. Sumptuous, but too salty. 2.5 out of 5.0 stars.  JAN bar code 4901990325189.

Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!

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