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Easy 12 minute instant ramen with egg
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Instant ramen with egg recipe

This recipe is easy to make, even if you’re a beginner cook or don’t like cooking at all. You don’t need many ingredients, and the food’s ready in about 12 minutes. What could be simpler, right?
Course Lunch
Cuisine Korean
Keyword Ramen
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 1 person
Calories 579kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2


  • 2.5 cups of water
  • 1 pack instant ramen noodles
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon butter
  • 2 slices mild Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon black toasted sesame seeds white will do fine as well
  • 1 scallion sliced


  • Grab a small saucepan or pot, fill with 2.5 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add the ramen noodles and let them boil for about 2 minutes.
  • Add the seasoning mix packet and let it boil for 2 more minutes.
  • Now crack the raw egg into the boiling ramen. Don’t mix the egg at all.
  • With a fork, pull some of the noodles on top of the egg until it’s covered.
  • Let the egg poach for 2-3 minutes, depending on how soft you want it.
  • Take the pot or saucepan off the heat and pour your ramen into a bowl.
  • Add the cheese, butter, and sesame seeds and mix gently.
  • Garnish the ramen with the scallion. Now your ramen is ready to serve!


Calories: 579kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 2038mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 712IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 329mg | Iron: 5mg