Ramen noodles are a college student’s saving grace. They’re quick, they’re easy, and above all, they’re inexpensive.
Of course, ramen doesn’t have to be just a quick packet of noodles cooked in the microwave. It can be dressed up and turned into a respectable dinner in the blink of an eye!
Start with some of my favorite ramen noodle recipes, then try mixing in your own ingredients and toppings. The sky’s the limit, and your taste buds will thank you.
If you’re rushed for time or have a mini-me chef wanting to test their kitchen know-how, these 16 easy microwave recipes are the perfect solution!
Source: Bakeaholic Mama
1. Spicy Peanut Noodle Soup
In about five minutes you can have this Spicy Peanut Ramen Soup on the table!
This ramen noodle recipe uses simple staples like peanut butter and sriracha. Just toss in whatever veggies you have on hand and you’re good to go!
2. Spicy Kimchi Ramen
For this recipe from Food Fanatic, you’ll cook kimchi, chicken broth, and miso together until it’s velvety smooth and then add in your ramen. Top it all off with a soft-boiled egg and scallions. Yum!
Source: Lauren’s Latest
3. 15-Minute Chow Mein Noodles
Skip the packets of seasoning in your ramen package and use this recipe from Lauren’s Latest to add tons of flavor yourself. Extra ginger in mine, please!
4. Easy Asian Beef & Noodles
This ramen noodle recipe gets dressed up with steak stir-fried in sesame oil. A package of coleslaw mix gets tossed in to bulk the dish up.
Source: Nutmeg Nanny
5. Shiitake Mushroom & Kale Ramen
This ramen soup is perfect for a cold winter day. It’s packed with shiitake mushrooms, kale, and plenty of flavor!
6. Pork & Ramen Stir-Fry
I love to use ramen noodles in stir-fry and this pork version doesn’t disappoint. The savory sauce pairs well with the pork, noodles, and veggies.food / 6 Ways to Make Your Ramen Taste Outta This World