My Basic Noodle Bowl (With Variations)

Recipe by K9 Owned
READY IN: 13mins


  • 3
    ounces ramen noodles (hold on to the seasoning packet. you may need some of it)
  • 2 -3
    2 -3 ounces cooked chicken, sliced thin or 2 -3 ounces cooked shrimp
  • 2
    2 cups chicken broth (the meat you use will determine which broth you choose) or 2 cups vegetable broth (the meat you use will determine which broth you choose)
  • 1 12
    1 1/2 cups bok choy (alone or combined) or 1 1/2 cups bean sprouts (alone or combined)
  • 2
    green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1
    tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 1
    hard-boiled egg (optional)
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon soy sauce, to taste
  • 1
    teaspoon sesame oil (to taste)
  • grated fresh ginger (optional)
  • red pepper flakes (optional)


  • Put vegetables (except cilantro and green onions) of your choice and whichever broth you are using in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Break up packaged noodles and add to the boiling broth - reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add thinly sliced cooked beef, pork,, chicken or shrimp.
  • Add the sesame seed oil, ginger if using and soy sauce to taste.
  • Cook 1 minute more.
  • Taste the broth and add some of the seasoning packet until you are happy with the taste.
  • Empty the contents of the saucepan in to a bowl and sprinkle with cilantro (if using) and green onions.
  • I like to add a hardboiled egg that has been quartered.
  • Slurp and enjoy!