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This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!

I eat my weight in ramen when it is super cold out. My body just craves it and partly it’s because it also comes with piping hot soup.

One could argue that winter has the best food options. But I like the cold so I would naturally think that. However, I kind of think the argument that winter has the best food options is true because I definitely don’t ever crave a giant bowl of ramen (such as this coconut curry ramen) or a piping hot chowder in the dead of summer in the humidity. You definitely could eat this in the summertime but there is just something I feel that it is innately wrong about that. It’s like why would you want to make yourself sweat more?! Haha

Although, I will say when we were in Taiwan, we went to this outdoor food court and there were men in suits slurping up piping hot beef noodle soup. So, I guess I can’t truly argue what dishes are suitable for weather because it’s all relative.

I definitely do know that once the weather hits the 20’s, my body is like GIVE ME ALL THE SOUP BOWLS!

This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!

This coconut curry ramen is everything your body and tastebuds will crave. It’s creamy, salty, has so much flavor, and it’ll warm you right up. I could NOT stop eating it. I love the coconut flavor in this paired with the red curry.

I used fresh ramen noodles (the best ever) so it was slightly chewy but so tender. I also threw in a bunch of vegetables and the ginger and lemongrass flavors in this are so spot on. They just completely make for the perfect cold weather soup.

This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!

This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!

It was impossible to just eat one bowl. We had enough for four servings and we had them for both lunch and dinner.

You can’t go wrong with ramen for both meals!

Especially when it’s 20 degrees outside.

This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!

That STEAM!!! You know it’s gonna be good.

This coconut curry ramen will warm you right up! A delicious broth coats the tender ramen noodles. You will want to slurp up every last drop of this soup and ramen!
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Coconut Curry Ramen

This coconut curry ramen is creamy, piping hot, and full of delicious coconut and curry flavor! Subtle flavor notes of ginger and lemongrass can be found in the soup and you will slurp it all right up!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings (adjustable, but please note that results, timing, and cookware may vary when adjusting servings): 4
Calories: 439kcal
Author: Julie Chiou

Ingredients

For the soup

  • 3 tablespoons red curry paste* see note below
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass paste or 2 stalks of fresh lemongrass smashed
  • 2 teaspoons ginger paste
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 : 13.5 ounce can of full fat coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup - 2/3 cup vegetable broth or water or more if you like your soup thinner
  • Salt to taste
  • 21 ounces of fresh ramen

Add-ins and toppings

  • Mushrooms
  • Snow peas
  • Red cabbage
  • Squeeze of lime

Instructions

  • In a large pot over medium high heat, add the red curry paste, lemongrass, ginger, and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the coconut milk and vegetable broth and bring to a simmer.
  • You can add in your vegetable add-ins at this point to cook along with the soup. If you're using red cabbage, I suggest topping that raw since you don't want to turn your ramen into a funky color :)
  • Once the soup has been simmering for about 10 minutes, add in the fresh ramen and cook for an additional 3 minutes, tossing the ramen in the soup to coat the strands.
  • Season with salt, to taste.
  • Divide evenly amongst bowls and enjoy!

Notes

Some have noted that this is spicy. We did not feel any heat whatsoever but I thought I should note this. If you are sensitive to heat, start with 1 tablespoon and increase, to taste. I used Thai Kitchen's red curry paste.
Nutrition Facts
Coconut Curry Ramen
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. 
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Recipe Rating




Stephanie

Wednesday 3rd of June 2020

I've been craving some delicious curry ramen for so long now and I'm so happy to have found this recipe. It was super easy and turned out delicious. I used dried lo mein noodles instead of fresh ramen since that's what I happened to have on hand - boiled them in the sauce for 3 minutes to cook. Such great flavor! Highly recommend!

Briana Gonzales

Wednesday 27th of May 2020

I think this was a great recipe!! The only thing is I used a pretty thick ramen noodle and I didn't follow the instruction on the package! I think I should have cooked the noodles separate!! I would love this sauce on some chicken and rice though!!

Michael

Wednesday 1st of January 2020

How do I get fresh Ramen, all I know of is the packaged kind?

Julie Wampler

Friday 3rd of January 2020

I get mine at Wegmans; if you can't find fresh, you can just use the packaged kind

Chetia

Friday 19th of April 2019

Soooo good! I actually added a dab of chili paste because I like my food spicy! My husband on the other hand does not, do he enjoyed it as is. He even said it taste better than the restaurant down the street! #winning

Julie Wampler

Monday 22nd of April 2019

Wow, awesome!

Micuko

Monday 11th of June 2018

Ah, it's June, I am at the beach, and all I crave is a bowl of spicy ramen. Hence looking up ramen recipes. xD This looks good, I love ramen and I love curry, I will surely love this then, thank you for the recipe.

Julie

Monday 11th of June 2018

Hope you enjoy!! Ramen is good year-round!