Ramen noodles… those twirly, slurpy things in little rectangular packets. They’re always a great go to for a super quick and super budget friendly meal. But who says you can’t go beyond a quick boil and stir in the seasoning packet?
We have compiled a list of the easy Ramen Recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet. It’s full of great meal ideas from soups to stir fry, casseroles and creamy pasta-like dishes, it even has sandwiches!
Ramen noodles don’t have to be limited to the dorm room, some of these recipes look downright fancy! And the best part is, they’re all super easy to cook and super easy on the budget.
So cook your way through this great list, and get ready for some serious twirling and slurping!
1. Korean Style Ground Pork Soup
Starting off our list, we have this Korean style ground pork soup. This deliciously slurpy soup is filled with Asian flavors! It’s got a coconut milk based broth, and a little bit of heat from some gochujang chili paste. This one will turn you into a hopeless ramen-tic!
2. Healthy Chicken Ramen Stir Fry
Easy to make and healthy?!? It may sound too good to be true, but yes, this healthy chicken ramen stir fry will impress you! It can be made in less than twenty minutes, and this recipe shows how to adapt it to your liking. This stir fry is one of the best!
3. Cheeseburger Ramen Casserole
It may have a funny sounding name, but this cheeseburger ramen casserole mixes ground beef with the deliciousness of ramen noodles and fresh chopped tomatoes. It all comes together to what can only be described as cheeseburger ramen, and it tastes wonderful.
4. Birria Ramen
This steaming hot dish combines ramen and birria tacos to make a dish that’s spicy, savory, and fresh! It also adds in shredded cabbage for crunch, pickled onions, chopped cilantro, sliced jalapeños, a birria ramen egg, and more. All these ingredients combine to make a unique spin on a traditional Mexican stew.
5. Beef and Broccoli Ramen Stir Fry
Beef and broccoli is such a classic stir fry. Now here it is in ramen form! This recipe only takes half an hour and makes six servings. Perfect for a bigger family dinner, or tons of leftovers.
6. Breakfast Ramen
Looking for dinner for breakfast? Well, this breakfast ramen has you covered, regardless of if you’re eating it for breakfast or dinner! It’s basically a ramen version of a bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. The ramen replaces the roll, or the bread of the sandwich, and it works beautifully.
7. Ramen Carbonara
Ramen is a lot of people’s comfort food, and this ramen carbonara makes for a perfect comfort dish. Taking only fifteen minutes to make, this ramen is full of delicious comforting flavors and ingredients like salty bacon, cheese sauce, and slurpy noodles.
8. Beef Ramen Stir Fry
This beef ramen stir fry mixes tender, juicy, beef with sweet and savory peanut sauce and classic ramen noodles. The peanut sauce is mixed with soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and sriracha sauce, garlic, and vinegar. The special sauce mix, beef, and ramen all come together to make for a fantastic stir fry.
9. Garlic Shrimp Ramen
Flavorful garlic shrimp and green broccoli help bring extra flavor to regular ramen noodles with this amazing garlic shrimp ramen. The shrimp take mere minutes to prepare, and the onions and broccoli are just mixed in olive oil and cooked until tender. This easy to make ramen is impressive and tasty!
10. Ramen Stroganoff
This ramen stroganoff will knock your socks off! The ground beef, yellow onions, black pepper, mushroom soup, sour cream, and ramen noodles all combine to make for an amazing ramen stroganoff. It’s a perfect main dish for a family dinner.
11. Ramen Burger
If you’ve ever eaten a burger and desperately wanted the buns to be replaced with ramen, then we’ve got the recipe for you! While you probably haven’t wished that, this ramen burger will impress nonetheless! The burger incorporates Japanese flavors, and uses teriyaki glaze, miso, mayonnaise, mirin, and more!
12. Curry Chicken Ramen
This easy to make curry chicken ramen is pure deliciousness. Ignoring the included ramen seasoning pack, and incorporating chicken thighs into the ramen and curry, this curry chicken ramen is dressed to impress.
13. Egg Roll Ramen Skillet
Who’s up for egg rolls? This spectacular egg roll ramen skillet combines the savory egg roll flavor with the slurpy comfort of ramen noodles. Throw in some vegetables, pack it all in a skillet, and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal!
14. Maggi Noodle Masala
Have your ramen noodles in masala form, Indian style. This recipe is very popular in India using their Maggi brand of ramen noodles, but it works just as well with any chicken or vegetable flavored ramen.
15. TikTok Ramen
Whether or not you’re a fan of TikTok, this recipe became popular on the app for a reason. This savory ramen is made up of brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, and an egg that gets cooked into the noodles to help bake in that tasty flavor.
16. Shrimp Ramen Stir Fry
Another stir fry on this list, and another stir fry that will impress you! It’s an easy one-pan dinner that takes only thirty minutes to make! It’s got chewy ramen noodles, sweet soy sauce, sweet sesame-infused shrimp, green veggies, and more!
17. Ramen Alfredo
This easy ramen alfredo can be made in only ten minutes, and you’ll be shocked with how amazing it tastes. The creamy, comforting, ramen noodles with alfredo sauce makes for a unique take on ramen noodles that will have your mouth watering for more.
18. Sesame Ramen Noodles
This sesame ramen noodle recipe makes a flavorful meal in such a short amount of time, you’ll have to use the extra time to absorb every bite. The soft yet crisp green onions are infused with sesame oil, mixed into ramen, and covered in a fantastic ginger sauce!
19. Air Fryer Ramen
This air fryer ramen may sound crazy, but it totally pulls it off. Taking the form of a chicken ramen casserole, it will combine your love for ramen noodles with the novelty of something so new, you just have to try it out and make it yourself!
20. Ramen Salad
Perfect for any occasion, this colorful, crunchy, Asian ramen salad is a great choice for parties, meetings, BBQs, or just a regular family dinner! The dressing isn’t mayonnaise-based, so it isn’t a heavy meal. It’s light, refreshing, and chock-full of healthy vegetables!
21. BBQ Ramen Noodles
Speaking of BBQ, these BBQ ramen noodles are perfect for a barbecue or grill out party! This recipe is a great go-to because it’s quick to make, easy, uses only five ingredients, and makes for the perfect last-minute party snack.
22. Cheese Ramen (Ram & Cheese)
This twist on mac and cheese, aptly named ram and cheese, is a ramen-inspired twist on mac and cheese. It uses ramen, real cheddar cheese, mozzarella, cream cheese, and more. It all combines to make a creamy, cheesy, indulgent, cheese ramen.
23. Coconut Curry Ramen
Craving some coconut? Well then this recipe is for you! This coconut curry ramen is creamy, salty, coconutty, and filled with so much flavor. If you’ve ever wanted a coconut curry, then it’s perfect for you!
24. Mongolian Beef Ramen
This Mongolian beef ramen has the beef! The tender, juicy meat is mixed with sweet, tangy sauce and ramen. In order to thicken the sauce, the beef is mixed into the corn syrup so the beef stays juicy and tender.
25. Ramen Noodle Chicken Casserole
Another great option if you’re looking for comfort food, try this ramen noodle chicken casserole. Using chicken cutlets, Caesar dressing, mushrooms, chicken broth, bacon, onions, and more, these ingredients come together to make a complex and flavorful dish.
26. Mushroom Ramen
This mushroom ramen recipe is restaurant quality, made right at home! The marvelous mushroom broth is perfectly seasoned, and a soft boiled egg tops the broth. The mushroom and egg combination bring the dish together, and it makes a great broth!
27. Creamed Corn Ramen
Creamy and corny, this sweet, succulent, fresh corn ramen makes for the perfect summer treat! The broth is flavored with bacon, onions, garlic, fresh corn, and coconut milk! It’s another great comfort food that you will love!
28. Spicy Peanut Butter Ramen
Peanut butter combined with ramen may sound like a wacky combo, but just like all the other strange mixes, this recipe will prove that the combo works! But it gets better, the recipe allows for a lot of customization, so you can like it no matter what!
29. Ramen Grilled Cheese Sandwich
It’s exactly what it sounds like, it’s a ramen grilled cheese sandwich. The ramen takes the place of the grilled cheese bun or bread, and it works perfectly! The ingredients can be swapped out or replaced to your liking.
30. Budae Jjigae (Korean Army Stew)
Last but not least, we have budae jjigae, which is also known as Korean army stew. It’s a spicy, rich broth that’s made with ground meat and ramen, and it’s topped with sausage, vegetables, and eggs. It’s sure to impress you!
Wow, so many different ways to cook ramen! The next time you’re at the grocery store, grab a few of those little packets.
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