Ham Ramen with Kimchi and Navy beans

Ham Ramen with Kimchi and Navy Beans

Holiday ham is popular, and so are the leftovers. Chef Qui took this month's seasonal recipe, focusing on ham scraps, and created a Ham Ramen with Kimchi and Navy Beans dish. 

1
Servings
1007
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

Ramen toppings

  • 1 cup of navy beans
  • Garlic Ham fat
  • 1 cup ham fat
  • ½ head garlic minced
  • Soft boiled egg
  • sichimi or Japanese 7 spice if available or use ramen spice pack included in instant ramen package
  • 1 cup green onions sliced thin
  • 6 sheets of salted seaweed sheets
  • chili oil
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • salt to taste

Ramen broth

  • 4 ham hocks
  • ½ lb. ham scraps
  • 1 quart kimchi with liquid
  • 4 quart chicken stock

Ramen tare

  • 1 cup ham hock stock
  • ¼ cup mirin
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger
  • 1 cup ham hock stock

Garlic Ham fat

  • 1 cup ham fat
  • salt to taste
  • ½ head garlic minced

Directions

Ramen toppings

Set stove on medium heat. In a small saute pan toast garlic in ham fat until golden brown and fragrant. Reserve for ramen topping 

Ramen broth

Simmer ham hocks on low heat in chicken stock until the meat falls off the bone, remove the bone and add the rest of the ingredients and simmer until it tastes good. 
 

Ramen tare

In a small saucepot bring sake to a boil and ignite with a stick lighter. Once the flame dies add the rest of the ingredients and cook until the sugar is dissolved 

Garlic Ham fat

Set stove on medium heat. In a small saute pan toast garlic in ham fat until golden brown and fragrant.
 
Reserve for ramen topping.
 
For noodles use any instant ramen noodles you prefer and follow included instructions to cook noodles. 
To build ramen bowl 
1. Place 3 oz of tare in the bottom of the bowl 
2. Add freshly cooked instant noodles 
3. Add 3 cups of broth 
4. Drizzle garlic ham fat 
5. Add as much or as little of all the toppings that you prefer

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
41g
59%
Sugar
31g
34%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
132mg
44%
Carbohydrate, by difference
95g
73%
Protein
67g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
400µg
57%
Vitamin B-12
8µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
29mg
39%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
314µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
520mg
52%
Choline, total
195mg
46%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
23g
92%
Folate, total
133µg
33%
Iron, Fe
16mg
89%
Magnesium, Mg
202mg
63%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
14mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
743mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
83µg
100%
Sodium, Na
907mg
60%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
501g
19%
Zinc, Zn
14mg
100%

Ham Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Ham Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.