Quick and Cheap Curry Fix

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Vegan Courtney

This is straight out of my college cooking regimen, featuring, of course, Ramen noodles! This is great hot or cold, especially when you're dying for a thai curry fix. Add your favorite veggies!

Top Review by Mom to two picky ea

This recipe was super easy and cheap! I was in a hurry so didn't add any veggies to mine, but DH and I still enjoyed this. I followed the recipe exactly as written EXCEPT for using half and half instead of soymilk, and used the green curry paste. Will definitely make this again - great meal for 2 (well, unless DH and I are just big eaters!), not sure it would do for 4 unless you had quite a few veggies in there.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages oriental-flavor instant ramen noodles
  • 1 -2 tablespoon thai green chili paste (or red, or panang)
  • 13 cup soymilk (Silk Soy Creamer if you're feeling extravagant)
  • 3 -5 dashes lime juice (a few squirts)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Boil four cups of water.
  2. Add the Ramen and a seasoning packet, cook for three minutes.
  3. Reserve about 1/2 cup of the liquid and drain the noodles. Put them aside.
  4. In the same pot, add the Ramen liquid, the curry paste, the soy creamer, and the lime juice. Whisk together.
  5. Add the cornstarch, whisk again, and bring everything to a boil for a few seconds.
  6. Lower the heat and whisk until the sauce just begins to thicken, then pour over the noodles.
  7. If you like things like presentation, garnish with cilantro springs and chopped peanuts.

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