Ramen Burger Bun

Staff Writer
Ramen Burger Bun
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When "Go Ramen" food blogger Keizo Shimamoto debuted his Ramen Burger creation at Smorgasburg this summer, people took notice. His invention features two ramen noodle buns as the main attraction, with a shoyu-seasoned burger patty topped with arugula and green onions. Although it’s often assumed that Shimamoto merely used ramen noodles straight out of the packet, the recipe is a little more complicated — and the chef has yet to reveal his secret formula. Knowing that making the ramen "bun" involves cooking the noodles, we took a stab at recreating this burger at home, mixing them with an egg, and then pan-frying them. 

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Ready in
30 m
1
Servings
166
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 packet ramen noodles
  • 2 Teaspoons oil
  • 1 egg

Directions

Cook the ramen according to directions on the packet, including the seasoning. Drain the seasoning, and add 1 egg to the mix until thoroughly combined.

Divide the ramen mixture into 2 bun-sized containers, and compress. Refrigerate until firm, around 15 minutes.

Add oil to a frying pan, and lightly fry the ramen buns. Cook until golden brown on both sides.

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Burger Cooking Tip

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
22%
Sugar
0.3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
12%
Cholesterol
160mg
53%
Protein
6g
12%
Carbs
4g
1%
Vitamin A
69µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.6%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
7µg
9%
Calcium
25mg
3%
Fiber
0.2g
0.7%
Folate (food)
23µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
30µg
7%
Folic acid
4µg
N/A
Iron
1mg
5.5%
Magnesium
7mg
2%
Monounsaturated
8g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.3mg
1.7%
Phosphorus
92mg
13%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
70mg
2%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
12.4%
Sodium
169mg
7%
Zinc
0.6mg
3.9%

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