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Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

Here’s the one that everybody’s got – chicken. Very few instant noodle companies don’t have a chicken noodle soup on the market. I can think of a few, but they’re kind of far and few between. Chicken is kind of a universally accessible flavor and meat (well, except for Vegans). I think this probably will be a pretty good one. I gave it 4.0 out of 5.0 in May of 2015 when I re-reviewed it back then. I kind of remember people asking me to give them another look and so I did. Anyways, Let’s get to it!

Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup – United States

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Contains chicken. To prepare, add noodle block to 500ml boiling water. Cook for 3 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

The noodle block.

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

The soup base sachet.

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

A light powder.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added baked chicken with pepper and Salt For Life, spring onion and Salad Cosmo organic mung bean sprouts. The noodles come out just as well as the other pack varieties – nice gauge and chew. The broth has a strong chicken taste and a salty one too. Everything I expected from a chicken instant noodle, although the nicer noodle pushes it up a bit. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.  UPC bar code 076186000028.

Meet The Manufacturer: Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

Japanese Instant Noodle Chicken Flavor (S a p p o r o   I c h i b a n) [10 units] by Sapporo Ichiban.

Yakitori – that’s some seriously good chicken – he’s not joking.

Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles & Chicken Flavored Soup

I’ve been asked by quite a few people in the last few months to re-review this one. It sounds like a lot of you really enjoy this one!  One thing to note is that I’ve also been asked repeatedly about instant varieties that are vegetarian. Most instant noodles made in the USA will contain meat and/or seafood. Why? Well, it’s pretty hard to import chicken and beef into the United States. Standards for agricultural products are pretty strict, so the logic here is that if a foreign company builds a plant here, they don’t have to deal with these restrictions since they’re in the country, using US meat products in what they produce. Knowing this, if you stroll down the aisle of an Asian grocery store, you’ll see quite a few chicken, beef and other flavors which usually are imported and do not contain any beef, chicken or pork. So just a little tip from me – look and see where it’s made on the pack – it might have fish, but should be meat free. These noodles are made in Garden Grove, California. Southern California is the spot where most instant noodle companies that open up plants congregate – easy access to big seaports and centralized distribution has a lot (if not everything) to do with this. Anyways, let’s check out this much requested re-review of Sapporo Ichiban chicken noodles!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Contains chicken. To prepare, add noodle block to 500ml boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Add in contents of seasoning sachet, stir, and enjoy!

The noodle block.

The soup base sachet.

Has a nice chicken aroma.

Finished (click image to enlarge). Added baked chicken with Jane’s Krazy Mixed Up Pepper and Johnny’s Seafood & Poultry seasoning, spring onion and mung bean sprouts. The noodles had a very good chewiness to them – much firmer than many instants which was nice. The broth is a salty chicken affair – nice and strong a built to please the Us palate for sure. Great stuff! 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.UPC bar code 076186000028.

Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles and Chicken Flavored Soup, 3.5-Ounce (Pack of 24)

Sapporo Ichiban is located in Garden Grove, CA. Here’s something a little different – this is the Garden Grove local TV channel – LIVE! It takes a second to buffer, so be a little patient.