Saimin

Try this Hawaiian favorite for dinner tonight
Saimin

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This soup, popular in Hawaii, owes its heritage to a variety of Asian cultures including China, Japan, and the Philippines. Similar to ramen, it is a noodle soup, but this soup is made distinctly Hawaiian by the inclusion of the much beloved Spam.

6
Servings
736
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 24 Cups water
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon salt
  • 2 packages dried Japanese soba noodles
  • 6 Cups chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 3 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 12 Ounces luncheon meat, such as SPAM
  • 3 carrots, peeled and julienned
  • 3 bok choy, chopped
  • 1 Cup green onion, chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly poached
  • 6 slices of Naruto for garnish

Directions

Combine the water and salt in a large pot and bring to a boil. Add the soba noodles and boil for about 5 minutes, or until cooked al dente. Strain the noodles, and set aside.

Add the chicken broth and ginger to the large pot, and bring to a simmer. Then, reduce the heat to low, and add the soy sauce, sliced spam, carrots, bok choy, and green onions. Simmer for about 5 minutes or until cooked to your preference. Ladle the soup into 6 bowls, evenly distributing the toppings.

Add a poached egg to each bowl, and garnish with the Naruto slices. Serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
20g
31%
Sugar
10g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Cholesterol
305mg
100%
Protein
39g
78%
Carbs
99g
33%
Vitamin A
372µg
41%
Vitamin B12
1µg
18%
Vitamin B6
1mg
47.8%
Vitamin C
58mg
97%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
89µg
100%
Calcium
235mg
24%
Fiber
6g
26%
Folate (food)
175µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
562µg
100%
Folic acid
228µg
N/A
Iron
7mg
41%
Magnesium
129mg
32%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
16mg
82%
Phosphorus
549mg
78%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
1306mg
37%
Riboflavin (B2)
1mg
65%
Sodium
3269mg
100%
Thiamin (B1)
2mg
100%
Zinc
5mg
33%

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