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#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup – United States

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A few months ago I did a Meet The Manufacturer series on Vite Ramen, but the packs I tried were prototypes and not this, the finished product for version 1.0 (version 1.1 will be coming soon and I’ll be giving that a try when it comes out). It’s a neat concept brought to life by Tim & Tom Zheng.

A lot of people found the idea of a healthy instant noodle very compelling – so much so that they netted a quarter of a million dollars on their Kickstarter campaign. What we have here is the culmination of lots of work by them.

These packs have a myriad of benefits, including lots of vitamins and minerals, 30g of protein, low sodium, low fat, and is an excellent source of fiber.

It also has something that’s hard for people to get – potassium. You can a decent amount in a banana, but eating enough bananas to meet the goal  of potassium intake per day is going to have some side affects aside from the amount of sugar.This pack includes 25 percent of that.

As many of you know, I’ve been on a diet. I’ve been overweight most of my life. My doctor told me on October 18th, 2018 that I had high cholesterol, and pushed me to change my diet and exercise; something I’ve been told by doctors many times before. But I guess it was just the right time to do something about it. We got a jogging stroller and I started walking my daughter Miri on days my son has all day preschool. I also started using a fitbit and the My Fitness Pal app to track my intake and calorie burn.

I started slow; trying to get my step goal and trying to stay under the recommended calories for the day. It was hard at first, but I put myself in a good mindset and pushed forward. I started at 365lbs. I go back to the doctor on April 26th, 2019 – about 6 months afterwards for another blood test and cheup to see how I’ve done, and I think my doctor is going to be shocked. I haven’t weighed myself, but I’ve gone down 6 pants sizes. I had to skip walking a couple days after last week too – Monday I walked 9.5 miles, Tuesday 10.5 miles, and Thursday I walked almost 15 miles and hit 30,000 steps. I guess I need to get some walking shoes that are better than the ones I get at Walmart in Richmond BC for $30CAD! I really jacked up my feet…

But in a couple weeks, I’ll find out how much I weigh at the doctor and report on that. I’m pretty stoked – I’m down to around 1200~1500 calories per day and it’s no problem at this point. As far as when I review, I have the tiniest amount of noodles and broth to sample – the rest goes down the drain. But I think today I’ll figure one of these packs into my regime and see how it goes. Let’s get started.

Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup – United States

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Take a look at the nutrition facts panel – it’s pretty monumental. Contains chicken. To prepare, add noodle block to 2 1/2 cups boiling water and cook 2 1/2 minutes. Add in sachet contents. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

The noodle block.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A dry sachet.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

The soup base.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A second dry sachet.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

This is the ‘noodtrients’ powder. This is where the vitamins, minerals, and protein come into play.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A wet sachet.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

Canola oil.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A clear garnish sachet.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

A vegetable mixture with 8 different varieties.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added soft egg, Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, baked chicken, black sesame seeds, and spring onion. I’m definitely seeing a difference in this from the prototype. The noodle has a nice chew and texture – a unique one which worked well. The broth is on the light side; it’s not a salty bomb, however it has a good thickness and gives a taste of actual chicken broth that I liked. Very happy with the changes in addition to all the protein, low sodium, fiber, and vitamin benefits. Innovative and fresh. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.  No bar code.

#3239: Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Instant Noodle Soup - United States

Vite Ramen Soy Sauce Chicken Flavor Instant Noodle Soup

Watch me cook on Instant Noodle Recipe Time!

A Recipe For Spectacular Pork Flavor Maruchan Ramen

A Recipe For Spectacular Pork Flavor Maruchan Ramen

Are you ready? Here’s a recipe from Lane of Antlers, Oklahoma – thanks! Watch me cook it up on a special episode of Instant Noodle Recipe Time EXTRA!

A Recipe For Spectacular Pork Flavor Maruchan Ramen

Watch the full cooking of this amazing thing!

A Recipe For Spectacular Pork Flavor Maruchan Ramen

Click to enlarge and enjoy the film! It was interesting – the crisp ramen in concert with the sauce mixture was reminisent of a cheese bite – like an appetizer with fried crispy on the outside and soup cheese inside. But the bite I had next which included the Slim Jim was vexing. It reminded me of fish which was strange. All in all, it’s been a while since I’ve attempted a kind of Franken-noodle and well worth it. Thank, Lane!

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

I found this one up in Canada at a place called Hen Long Market. Did find a whole lot there, but this was definitely a score. They’re made in Vietnam – however they’re for Poland! Poland! European noodles! Yeah – I’m sure you can tell that makes me happy. Always wish I can find more stuff from/for Europe.

A mild garlic noodle soup. This definitely has possibilities. But they could be anything – extremely garlicky or not very. A thin, bland soup or a nice rounded bowl. Well, only one way to find out.

Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup – Poland

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

Here’s the back of the package (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add everything to a bowl and add 400ml boiling water. Cover for 3 minutes. Finally, stir and enjoy!

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

The noodle block.

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

A dry base sachet.

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

Powder and herbs.

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

A seasoned oil sachet.

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

Some little bits in there along with the seasoned oil.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added Salad Cosmo mung bean sprouts, spring onion and hard boiled egg. The noodles came out very poorly after 3 minutes, but a bit more and they were more done. The broth was so-so; it had garlic flavor to it, but it smelled tastier than it was. Overall disappointing. 2.0 out of 5.0 stars. EAN bar code 8934561244639.

#2775: Vifon Garlic Flavour Instant Noodle Soup

Polish Cookery : Bestselling Cookbook Adapted for American Kitchens

A TV spot for Vifon

#905: Tradition Vegetable Flavor Instant Noodle Soup

Not sure, but I don’t think I’ve ever had a green cup of noodles. Oh wait – I think the Mushroom & Chicken Pot Noodles was green… anyways, here’s a green colored, Kosher cup noodle by Tradition.

Side panels (click to enlarge).

The instructional lid.

The noodle block. Has seasoning infused.

Some veggies poking around at the bottom.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added stir-fry veggies and Urashima Sesame & Salt furikake. The noodles are pretty darn good – very light and soft. The broth has an interesting vegetable medley kind of taste to it. If you’re looking for something groundbreaking here, you won’t find it – however you will find an a-ok comfortable cup noodle. 3.25 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 735375603258

I was thinking, what would be a good video for these noodles. Look what I found on YouTube – This is awesome!

Here’s some music for ya – Medeski Martin & Wood.

#859: Tradition Instant Noodle Soup Imitation Chicken Flavor

It’s been a while since I reviewed a Kosher instant noodle! Usually they’re pretty good. Let’s give this a try. By the way Kosher instant noodle company: I think Matzo Ball Ramen would be an extremely huge hit.

Side panels – click to enlarge.

Here’s the lid – click to enlarge.

Here’s the noodle block – pre-seasoned.

This is what was underneath the noodle block.

Finished (click image to enlarge). The noodles have a nice light and buttery ‘comfort texture’ that I would say is common is instants marketed towards the US market. The broth is nice and ‘comfortty’ too! Has a good chicken taste and not very salty – it’s calm. The vegetables? Not too bad – I liked the corn and carrot. This was pretty good and I liked it! 3.75 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 735375601254 – here’s the bag version.

This is a really good video about what Kosher foods are and what the symbols on different packages mean. The noodles I tried today even have a quick appearance!

I was really hoping to post a documentary that used to be on youTube called “Postville: When Cultures Collide” – if you can find it, it’s a really fascinating story – but here’s a little story about a book about Postville, Iowa. Here’s a Wiki link.

#601: Wei Chuan Instant Noodle Soup Tomato & Vegetables Flavor

Onward to #700! This is one of many sent to me by Michelle L. of New York! Thank you! Never seen this brand before – let’s give it a try!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge).

Seasoned oil on left and powdered seasoning and veggie packet on right.

Made this one by following the instant directions.

Click image to enlarge. Finished! Added 450cc water and covered for a few minutes. Added a couple scrambled eggs infused with Tony Chachere’s Creole seasoning. The noodles were very light and fluffy. The broth was wonderful – very tomato soup-like. Tasted great! The veggies were great too  – I especially liked the cabbage. Great stuff! 4.0 out of 5.0 stars!

I bet it smells rad in there!

This is epic indeed!