#4453: Maruchan Ramen Yokozuna Tonkotsu Shoyu – Japan

#4453: Maruchan Ramen Yokozuna Tonkotsu Shoyu - Japan

Here’s one that came in a Zenpop.jp box – use coupon code THERAMENRATER for a groovy discount!

Here’s what they had to say about this one ‘Ramen Yokozuna is a famous ramen shop that opened in 1972 with its main store in Kisshoin, Kyoto. Popular among locals, it features tonkotsu soy sauce flavored ramen. In addition to Kyoto, there are today more than 40 stores in Kinki, Tokai, and Chiba prefectures. The soup is based on the umami of pork and chicken, with a hint of sweetness from the onions, added to make it a standard yet rich pork bone and soy sauce flavored soup. The noodles are made using a proprietary method, giving them their characteristically smooth texture with a little crisp. To top it off, we have some delicious char siu, menma and green onions.’

Looks like a fancy one – let’s check it out.

Maruchan Ramen Yokozuna Tonkotsu Shoyu – Japan

Detail of the side panels (click to enlarge). Contains chicken and pork. To prepare, add in dry sachets and conver for 5 minutes. Add in wet sachet. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#4453: Maruchan Ramen Yokozuna Tonkotsu Shoyu - Japan

Detail of the lid (click to enlarge).

The noodle block.

A dry base sachet.

A large liquid base sachet.

A sachet of vegetables.

A freeze dried ingredients block.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added chashu, chili oil, narutomaki, spring onion, mung bean sprouts, marinated egg, and shichimi. Noodle is very good – texture and gauge worked well. The broth in just spectacular – really great shoyu tonkotsu. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. JAN bar code 4901990372596.

Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!

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