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Best 10 Minute Noodle Hack

A 10 minute instant noodle hack to instantly upgrade instant ramen noodles. A delicious bowl of comfort food when you need something delicious but with minimal effort and time in the kitchen. It makes enough to serve one HUGE portion, or two smaller portions for lucnh.
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Servings 1 people


  • 1 pack of instant ramen noodles
  • Enough boiling water to cover the noodles
  • chopped Tenderstem I use about 4 stems
  • add the packet seasoning you get in the instant noodles
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 120 g chopped tofu
  • 1 tsp chilli crisp oil

Garnish with

  • 1 tsp chilli crisp oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • chopped spring onion


  • In a wok, cover the instant noodles in boiling water*, add the chopped tenderstem and simmer for 3 minutes
  • Drain 80% of the water leaving a good ladle full in the wok, add the packet seasoning you get in the instant noodles along with 1 tbsp grated ginger and 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • Add in 120g chopped tofu and 1 tsp chilli crisp oil and fry on a high heat for around 5 minutes
  • Garnish with more chilli crisp oil and sesame seeds and enjoy!


*For the water, I had enough to submerge the noodles and broccoli fully, so around 300ml