Ramen Noodle Recipes

Very popular in Japan, ramen noodles are mostly eaten with some type of broth, which turns them into a soup, but they also make great salads, stir-fries, and other dishes! Check out these recipes and find your favorites.

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Dan Dan Noodles

Making chili oil from scratch is easy and adds a delicious complex flavor to this dish, but you can use regular hot chili oil instead in a pinch.

Ramen Noodle Upgrade

Rating: 3.5 stars 901
Store-bought noodles are the base for this quick, filling snack.

Gingery Tofu Ramen Bowls

What is more satisfying than a big bowl of ramen noodles? This vegetarian bowl is packed with crispy tofu that brings both protein and flavor to the table after it's crisped and coating in a tamari-maple sauce. The same tamari mixture is then blended with creamy nut butter of your choice to create a silky sauce that coats the noodles. 

Beef Satay with Peanut-Ginger Ramen

Rating: 3.5 stars 28
Grilled-beef skewers are accompanied by ramen noodles dressed up with a peanut-ginger sauce.

Crunchy Ramen Snack Mix

Rating: 3 stars 82
This spicy snack mix features toasted ramen noodles, nuts, cornflakes and freeze-dried peas.

Ramen Soup with Vegetables

Rating: 3 stars 78
Improve on the typical ramen soup by adding your own fresh veggies and seasonings.

Shoyu Ramen

Rating: 3 stars 22
This delicious ramen recipe is from Rai Rai Ken restaurant in Manhattan's East Village.

Citrus-Bok Choy Salad with Crisp Ramen

Rating: 3 stars 17
Baked ramen noodles make a crunchy topping for this easy, healthy salad.

Wild Ramen Soup

Briefly boiling nettles neutralizes their sting.

Pepper-Shrimp-and-Noodle Salad with Crunchy Spring Vegetables

Cold peanut noodles get a fresh reboot in this veg-forward entrée salad. After mixing thin spaghetti or ramen with a gingery sesame sauce, you fry garlic slivers for a crunchy garnish, then sizzle juicy shrimp in the same pan. Lastly, the salad: an aromatic bouquet of cucumber, radishes, cilantro, and mint.