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#1958: IbuRamen Mi Goreng Bento Noodles In A Box Curry Masala Flavor


This is the last of the IbuRamen tray varieties I’ve seen available. I really didn’t care for the other two, but hey, it’s curry day! Let’s see how this one fares with a curry fanatic.

The bottom of the cardboard outer (click to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself.

Here’s what you find under the cardboard outer.

A little card with preparation instructions from inside (click to enlarge). To prepare, remove all sachets. Add in 200ml water and microwave 5 minutes uncovered. Replace lid and use drain spout to drain off water. Add in powder and liquid sachet contents and stir well. Garnish with Lingam’s sauce. Enjoy!

The noodle block.

This is an interesting anomaly. First, yes – it says Mexi-Ramen. But second, this is a dual-sachet labeled sachet – but it only has one seasoning inside! Not sure if I’ve ever seen this before.

A dark powder.

A vegetables sachet.

Big ol’ shallots!

Okay I screwed up here – I forgot to take a picture of the liquid sachet.

A final sachet.

A light powder.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added shrimp and carved squid. The noodles were very standard of gauge and chew. The flavor on this one was really quite good! A kind of creamy curry works very nicely. The fried shallot is a super nice bonus as well. Very pleased to find that I like one of these varieties – the other rated very poorly. 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.  UPC bar code 850248004113.

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Ah, Mexi-Ramen demo clip, you’re so fascinating…

#500: Mexi-Ramen Soupless Ramen Shallot Teriyaki Flavor

So my in-laws sent me this unique pack from California. My wife’s dad’s co-worker was eating it and so he got one from him and her mom sent it my way! Thank you! I’ve never heard of Mexi-Ramen before this, nor have I seen it anywhere before. I think my first reaction is confusion: Mexi+Teriyaki+Made In Malaysia+Sold in USA = I’m not sure. So not I shall open the package and attempt to relate what that equation’s solution is… And so… Bring on REVIEW NUMBER FIVE HUNDRED!!!

The packets… I didn’t expect four of them – very nice! We have chili powder, a liquid sauce, some seasoning powder and some kind of veggies.

Here’s everything sitting in a bowl awaiting the next step. Now as you can see from the label, these are ‘Soupless Ramen’ noodles. This stuff gets prepared just like Indomie instant Mi Goreng. So there’s your Malaysian influence.

Click image to enlarge. The finished product. So the noodles aren’t too shabby but they’re not all that great… They could use a little higher quality noodle I think. The sauce and seasoning combo was nice – sweet and reminiscent of Mi Goreng Satay.  So ‘Soupless Ramen’ makes sense for a product to be marketed in the US that’s based on the standard style Malaysian and Indonesian instants are purveyed. The Mexi though – it makes sense!!! If you go to the Mexi-Ramen website, there’s a Habanero Chicken variety as well as Spicy Shrimp.

So for a rating. It had a decent fflavor but a lackluster consistency. The bit of veggies didn’t re-hydrate very well at all and I already mentioned the noodles. I’m giving this one 2.5 out of 5.0 stars.

I’d like to thank my wife Christine for driving me around to all sorts of Asian groceries all the time to get new noodles – without her, none of this would be possible! I love you Kit!

Well, there’s 500 down! Onward towards 1000! Here’s a special video, from me to you.