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Old 12-18-2008, 09:44 PM   #31
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I have always liked the idea of them but there is way too much salt in them for me. It is far better to make your own version of a Chinese noodle dish with your own seasonings.
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Old 12-19-2008, 01:04 PM   #32
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I agree with BT's rather colorful description that you might as well have salt-lick next to you......when I have the time I like to add my own chcken broth, shrimp, pork and or chicken, chopped cabbage, broccoli slaw, chopped green onions, then topped it all off with bean sprouts......oh, and if I'm feeling partiularly spicy (which is most of the time), a touch of spiracha sauce..
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Old 12-22-2008, 05:00 PM   #33
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I toss egg and chopped green onion into mine. I love Ramen. Such a good cold weather food.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:02 PM   #34
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I tried eating some a couple years back, I just can't do it. My body rejects the stuff. Brings back my gag reflex from all that time in college I had to live off the stuff.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:15 PM   #35
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How can anyone not love noodles?? lol
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:22 PM   #36
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How can anyone not love noodles?? lol
Oh, I love noodles. I can happily eat yakisoba a couple times a week, and I can seemingly NEVER get enough of the Mongolian grill. I just can't eat ramen. There's something about it, triggers a dark recess in my brain or something. I gag it back up, no matter how it's dressed up.
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Old 12-31-2008, 06:28 PM   #37
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I'm sorry, my comment went in an odd place in the conversation. I'm sorry you get sick on them :o(
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Old 12-31-2008, 09:39 PM   #38
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My mom makes a great salad with Ramen noodles. I do not have the measurements, but it is:

2 packages of Ramen noodles
Shredded Cabbage
vinegar
oil
sugar
salt
toasted slivered almonds

You add the seasoning packs to the dressing and crumble up the noodles and mix everything together. It is delicious.
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That recipe sounds similar to one I make except I use sesame oil. The last time I made it I tried using only 1 pkg. of seasoning to reduce the amount of sodium.

Chinese Chicken Salad

2 packages of Oriental flavor Top Ramen noodles
4 oz. slivered toasted almonds
2 tablespoons sugar
cup sesame oil
1 teaspoon pepper
cup rice vinegar
- 1 cabbage head
1 bunch green onions
2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Crumble ramen noodles in a large bowl. Add almonds. In separate bowl combine and mix well: ramen seasoning packets, sugar, sesame oil, pepper, and rice vinegar. Pour mixture over ramen noodles and almonds. Shred cabbage and add to bowl. Slice onions including tops and add to bowl. Add cooked shredded chicken and sesame seeds. Mix well. For best results at least two hours. Serves: 4
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Old 12-31-2008, 10:16 PM   #39
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I love the sesame oil idea!
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GB,

That recipe sounds similar to one I make except I use sesame oil. The last time I made it I tried using only 1 pkg. of seasoning to reduce the amount of sodium.

Chinese Chicken Salad

2 packages of Oriental flavor Top Ramen noodles
4 oz. slivered toasted almonds
2 tablespoons sugar
cup sesame oil
1 teaspoon pepper
cup rice vinegar
- 1 cabbage head
1 bunch green onions
2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Crumble ramen noodles in a large bowl. Add almonds. In separate bowl combine and mix well: ramen seasoning packets, sugar, sesame oil, pepper, and rice vinegar. Pour mixture over ramen noodles and almonds. Shred cabbage and add to bowl. Slice onions including tops and add to bowl. Add cooked shredded chicken and sesame seeds. Mix well. For best results at least two hours. Serves: 4
Same here, except mine also has water chestnuts. I can't imagine it w/o them!
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