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Re-Review: Indomie Curly Noodles With Grilled Chicken Flavour (Mie Keriting Rasa Ayam Panggang)

I’m going to go out on a limb here. I would say that if I were held down and demanded to answer the question “what is your favorite instant noodle of all time” that I would probably say it was this one. I would also say the Special Fried Curly Noodle that tops the Top Ten Instant Noodles Of All Time list; they’re both equally amazing and awesome. What I can’t believe is that I haven’t had it since review #51! That’s ANCIENT! I used to eat this one all the time.

Here’s the sticker the distributor puts on (click to enlarge).

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

Here’s the noodle block – notice the special curliness.

Dehydrated veggies on the left, seasoning powder on the right.

Neat looking veggies.

The seasoning powder.

Hey look – more seasoning powder and chili powder – huh?

So if you look at the directions on the pack, you’ll notice below there’s a mention of soup. With this stuff, you make the noodles like regular Mi Goreng but there’s also a soup you add at the end.

Seasoned oil.

Tasty tasty!

Here’s a littler family portrait of all the seasonings together.

Finished (click to enlarge). Added sweet onion, stir fry veggies, turkey breast, fried egg and Dua Belibis chili sauce. The noodles are great – flat and broader than your standard Indomie noodles. Yes – they’re curly as well! The flavor is sweet and spicy with a little chick flavor. The broth adds another facet as the noodles aren’t dry but have a nice small amount of broth. Excellent – pure wonderful! 5.0 out of 5.0 stars.UPC bar code 089686040159 – find it here.

Indomie 40th Anniversary TV commercial

Big LED screen with special stuff for Indomie’s 40th Anniversary!

#908: Sapporo Ichiban Oriental Noodle Soup Original Flavor Cup

Yet another one I am very surprised I haven’t reviewed in the past. Curious to see how this one fares.

Details from the back of the cardboard outer (click to enlarge). Look at that – it recommends using the microwave – I’ve not seen this before on the instructions for a cup noodle!

Here’s the cup itself.

Again notice the mention of microwaving the foam cup – what a trip!

Here’s the noodle block.

The soup base packet.

Here’s the powder itself.

Wow – a lot of veggies in this one – plenty of corn and little green bits!

Finished (click to enlarge). Added a hard boiled egg, baked chicken and some Krazy Mixed Up Salt. The noodles are decent – nice texture and good amount. The broth has a soy sauce taste and some hints of miso. The veggies are quite good – I’m impressed with not only the quantity but the quality. Corn is usually one that doesn’t want to re-hydrate very well and these do quite nicely. 3.5 out of 5.0 stars. UPC bar code 076186700010 – get it here.

A Sapporo Ichiban TV advertisement

Some Japanese TV commercials

Top-Ten Re-Review: Sapporo Ichiban Japanese Style Noodles Chow Mein

Aha -= this is one of my favorite! Number four on the Top Ten Instant Noodles of All Time as reviewed by The Ramen Rater. Thanks go to Greg B. of Marathon, Florida for sending a pack my way!

Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). As you can see by the directions if you cock your head to the right, these noodles are made a little different. You add the noodles to a mere cup of boiling water. Cook them until they suck up all the water, then add the seasoning packet and stir.

First, here’s the noodles. Fried and tasty!

This is the packet whose content get stirred in once the noodles have cooked.

Gotta love that font! Green Laver is in here. This stuff gets sprinkled on top of everything once it’s done. Serious goodness.

The finished product (click image to enlarge). This is the finest of the fine I tell ya! The noodles are good. They’re chewy but not funky. The flavor is sweet and has a slight spiciness to it – not as heat of peppers kind of spice either. Its a lot like yakisoba sauce. The seaweed on top adds just a little bit of extra flavor and adds a nice finish and a colorful oddness. This is great stuff and I truly cannot advise you enough to try it. 5.0 out of 5.0 stars. UPC barcode 076186000189.

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Geez this is old – feels like forever ago…