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Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen
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Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen

Chilled curly wheat noodle topped with cool cucumber, crunchy carrots, juicy and vibrant tomato and chilled and shredded meat (or substitute tofu) drizzled with refreshing sesame vinaigrette.
Course entree, Main Course
Cuisine asian, Japanese
Keyword cold noodles, karashi mustard, kinshi-tamago, ramen, root vegetables, sesame dressing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 1558kcal
Cost $10.00

Equipment

  • Suribachi (Japanese mortar)
  • Surikogi (Japanese pestle)

Ingredients

  • 16 oz cooked ramen noodles
  • 6 slices cucumber julienned
  • 6 slices carrots julienned
  • 1/4 medium tomato cut into 4 wedges
  • 6 oz chilled and shredded chicken or pork substitute 6 pockets of Kitsune for vegetarian
  • 4 sheets Kinshi-Tamago
  • 1 spring green onion green parts chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Karashi Mustard optional

Sesame Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil

Kinshi-Tamago:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil for cooking

Instructions

  • Gather ingredients
    Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen_Ingredients

Make Sesame Dressing:

  • Grind sesame seeds using Suribachi and Surikogi (Japanese mortar and pestle).  
    Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen_Sesame
  • In a medium jar, combine ground sesame seeds, sugar, soy sauce, rice vinegar, water, and sesame oil. Cover with a lid and shake it vigorously. Keep it in the refrigerator until ready to use. 

Make Kinshi-Tamago:

  • Mix eggs, sugar, and salt in a bowl.  
  • Heat a small frying pan and drizzle one teaspoon of cooking oil. Pour a quarter of the egg mixture to the pan and spread it around to cover the pan. When the egg is about to set, flip the sheet using a spatula or chopsticks.  
    Kinshi-Tamago_Cooking
  • As soon as the egg is cooked, transfer it to a cutting board. Make three more sheets.  
    Kinshi-Tamago Sheet
  • To Chiffonade Tamago: Stack the sheets of Tamago on top of each other and roll them into a cigar.
    Kinshi-Tamago_Rolling
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the egg into ribbons.
    Kinshi-Tamago_Final

Make Hiyashi Chuka:

  • Prep ingredients.
    Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen_Prep
  • Cook the rame noodles according to the package instructions (or make your own). Rinse the noodle under cold water to remove excess starch and to make it chilled.  Drain the noodles well.  
    Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen_noodles
  • Portion the noodles on each plate. Arrange the prepared ingredients from top to bottom, mimicking the flower. Make sure to alter the color to make it visually appealing. Drizzle the dressing and top and garnish with chopped green onions and sprinkle of sesame seeds.  Serve immediately.
    Hayashi Chuka, Chilled Ramen

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 1558kcal | Carbohydrates: 187g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 227mg | Sodium: 7021mg | Potassium: 1978mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 61572IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 13mg