Here’s What You Missed: December’s Umai Crate

December’s Umai Crate

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DAIKOKU KITSUNE UDON
Kitsune Udon is a great noodle to have on a cold day. This convenient cup offers a rich dashi-based broth, thick noodles, and a bit piece of aburaage tofu.

TRY IT WITH: Kamaboko or sh cakes, shredded nori, scallions.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Open lid half way and add seasoning packet
  2. Pour hot water to the line and close the lid for 2 minutes.
  3. Enjoy.

MYOJO CHUKAZANMAI ORIENTAL
A staff favorite, Myojo Chukanzanmai always offers the freshest flavor and texture when it comes to instant noodles. In this pack, the broth has a fragrant garlic and sesame flavor.

TRY IT WITH: Prawns, scallions, boiled spinach.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Boil noodles in 2 cups of water.
  2. Add soup and flavor packet to the noodles.
  3. Add toppings and enjoy!

ITOMEN TAMANEGI SHOYU RAMEN
Onions are a great aromatic to add to dishes, and this ramen comes with an extra packet of onions for flavor. The added flavor adds a hint of sweetness to this shoyu ramen.

TRY IT WITH: More fresh slices if red onions, bean spouts, and a slice of pork.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Boil noodles in 2 cups of water.
  2. Add soup and onion packet.
  3. Add garnishes and enjoy!

JML BEEF & SOUR PICKLED CABBAGE NOODLES
Balancing the umami of the beef flavored broth, the added sour pickles adds a hint of sourness to this dish. The noodles are light and plentiful and go great with the soup.

TRY IT WITH: Cilantro, boiled beef slices, scallions.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl.
  2. Pour 2 cups of hot water over and cover for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Stir and enjoy!

MAMEE CHEF CURRY LAKSA FLAVOUR
As South East Asian cuisine became popular in Japan, laksa as become a well- known dish. Japanese instant versions of laksa are available, but even Japanese know that Mamee Chef, a Malaysian-based company, has the best instant laksa.

TRY IT WITH: Green beans, fresh basil, prawns.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Boil noodles in 1.5 cups of water.
  2. Add soup base, favor paste, and veggie packet.
  3. Garnish and enjoy!

NISSIN DEMAE ICCHO XO SAUCE SEAFOOD FLAVOR
XO sauce is a Hong Kongese sauce made of chopped up dried seafood, chili peppers, garlic, and onions. It’s distinct and flavorful taste goes well with seafood based ramen.

TRY IT WITH: Prawns, scallions, soft boiled egg.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Boil noodles in 2 cups of water.
  2. Add soup base, veggies, and XO sauce.
  3. Garnish and enjoy!

EITHER–OR OF THE TWO DRAGONFLY NOODLES

DRAGONFLY INSTANT NOODLES PORK RIBS FLAVOR
With the rich flavor of pork ribs and tender noodles, this noodle cup makes for a very satisfying meal. The broth has a great balance of umami and sweet.

TRY IT WITH: Hot sauce, sauteed baby bokchoy, bean sprouts.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Empty powder soup, liquid base, and vegetables into bowl.
  2. Fill cup with hot water to line.
  3. When the noodles are cooked, stir and enjoy!

DRAGONFLY INSTANT NOODLES SEAFOOD FLAVOR
Another one from Dragon y, this cup noodle comes with a tasty seafood broth. With a large portion of noodles, by adding a few toppings you can make a filling lunch or dinner!

TRY IT WITH: Prawns, soft boiled egg, scallions.

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Empty powder soup, liquid base, and vegetables into bowl.
  2. Fill cup with hot water to line.
  3. When the noodles are cooked, stir, add toppings, and enjoy!

Bonus Item

BLACK & SILVER CHOPSTICKS
Eat your noodles in style! These chopsticks come in a chic black with silver tips. Add them to your existing chopstick collection or start a new one with these!

 

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