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Instant ramen without the packet and less sodium
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Instant ramen without the packet and less sodium

If you’re looking for something light to eat, then look no further. You can prepare this simple ramen dish using minimum ingredients that can easily be found in most kitchens!
Course Lunch
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword instant ramen, Noodles, Ramen
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 50kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $1


  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 sliced ginger (julienned; to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 17 oz water
  • 1 package instant ramen noodles


  • Bring the water to a rolling boil. While waiting for it to boil, prepare the ginger and spring onion by slicing them carefully. Make sure to set aside the green part of the spring onion for garnishing.
  • Add the ginger and the white part of the spring onion to the boiling water. After a minute, add the ramen noodles to the pan.
  • Give the noodles a few minutes to soften.
  • When the noodles start breaking away from each other, add the salt, sesame oil, and soy sauce.
  • Allow the ingredients to simmer for 4-6 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Garnish the noodles with the green spring onion and serve while hot.


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1032mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg