How to enjoy instant noodles

recipes of cup noodles and seasonings

Japanese people truly love their instant noodles, and have come up with many different ways to enjoy them. We Rakuten Global Market editors also tried some of the recipes.

We tried the different recipes in order by popularity:

  1. Seafood cup noodles + lemon (quite refreshing!)
  2. Curry cup noodles + tomato juice + cheese (spaghetti style)
  3. Seafood cup noodles + coffee creamer
  4. Standard cup noodles + natto
  5. Seafood cup noodles + soy milk + white rice (risotto style)
  6. Yakisoba + ketchup + mayonnaise + cheese
  7. Standard cup noodles + kimchi
  8. Yakisoba + black vinegar
  9. Standard cup noodles + custard pudding
editors tasting noodles
seafood cup noodles and lemon

Just by adding ingredients and seasoning you have at home, you can transform cup noodles into a new enjoyable dish.

You can get a mild, creamy taste by adding milk or soy milk, or an exotic flavor by adding spicy ingredients. With rice, you can even transform them into a risotto dish. We had some divided opinions about the bizarre custard pudding recipe, but we got to experience a new and fun combination.

Lastly, we asked our hungriest member, who managed to finish all the dishes, to share some impressions with us:

editors tasting noodles

"They were all delicious! No matter what you add, cup noodles are always tasty. Don't you think?"

We encourage all our readers to try it at home: round up some ingredients and create your own unique cup noodle recipe!

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