miso ramen with char siu pork and soft boiled egg

May 23, 2015

Author Notes: This bowl features a heavier, umami-laden broth that stands up well to bold flavors like roasted pork and and thicker, wavier noodles. Erin Lisbeth

Serves: 4

Ingredients

char siu

  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chinese five spice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • dashes sriracha

ramen

  • 1/2 pound ramen noodles
  • 1 ounce canola oil
  • 2 quarts seafood stock / dashi stock
  • 2 tablespoons bonito flakes
  • 1 tablespoon red miso
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 1/4 cup enoki mushrooms, trimmed, a few reserved
  • 1 small bunch baby bok choy, trimmed and sliced into 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 pinch togarashi
  • 1 pinch furikake
In This Recipe

Directions

char siu

  1. combine all ingredients in a bowl save pork and whisk thoroughly to incorporate. add pork and marinate overnight. (can be marinated as little as an hour or two if you're in a time crunch)
  2. preheat oven to 450 and place pork on a foil-lined half-sheet/sheet pan. roast until meat registers approximately 140-145 in the thickest part. remove, rest, and slice into 1/4 inch pieces.

ramen

  1. heat a small saute pan over high heat. add oil and heat. reduce to medium. add bok choy and saute until just wilted. remove from heat. set aside.
  2. bring a pot of salted water to boil. add 1 tsp baking soda. once at a gentle boil, add egg and cook for six minutes. remove with a slotted spoon or spider strainer and cool in ice bath. peel. slice in half.
  3. in a large pot, combine stock with miso and bonito, bring to a gentle boil. add noodles and cook until just tender. remove from heat.
  4. in individual bowls, place the bok choy and sauteed enoki in the bottoms. add noodles, then ladle broth to just about the tops of the noodle pile. garnish with pork, remaining enoki, soft-boiled egg, togarashi, and furikake.

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Reviews (1) Questions (0)

1 Review

Emily |. February 2, 2016
This may sound like a silly question, but how did you get the pork to turn out so red? Thanks!