This Chili Oil Ramen is loaded with flavor, made in 10 minutes & all in one pan! Talk about an easy meal. Skip that packaged seasoning and make this spicy garlic ramen instead.
This garlic and chili oil ramen feels much more gourmet versus the packet ingredients and it's still super cheap to make. Plus, it's healthier and doesn't take much more work either.
Why You'll Love This Recipe:
- This Ramen is so easy to make & ready to eat in just 10 minutes
- A great recipe for on a budget
- It's absolutely packed with flavors and spice
Ramen noodles- Any kind of Ramen noodles work well. Pull out the seasoning packet and throw it away.
Garlic-Minced fine and toasted for a minute to remove that raw flavor. It pairs perfectly with the spicy flavors from the chili oil.
Chili Oil- For heat and flavor. I used the Lee Kum Kee Chili Oil brand and it's fantastic. Chili Oil really packs some heat so be careful with how much you add.
Soy Sauce-Brings in a salty umami taste.
Chicken Stock- The broth for the ramen and loaded with flavor. I highly suggest using stock over broth because it's cooked with the bones and has much more depth.
Sesame seeds and green onions- Optional toppings, but they add texture and freshness.
*Full recipe ingredients and quantities can be found in the recipe card below.
Substitutions and Variations:
Like a lot of heat? Add in some more chili oil before serving.
Big on garlic? Add a few extra cloves.
For extra protein, add a fried egg.
The Chicken Stock can be substituted with Chicken broth, but it won't be as flavorful.
How to Make Chili Oil Ramen:
Step 1: In a deep skillet or pot over medium heat on the stovetop, add the olive oil. Allow it to heat up, then add in the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 60 seconds.
Step 2: Pour in the chicken stock and add in the ramen noodles. Cover and cook for 7 minutes, flipping the noodles half way through.
Step 3: Pour in the soy sauce and 1 teaspoon chili oil. Toss with tongs to combine.
Step 4: Add in more chili oil if desired. Serve and top with sesame seeds, and green onion. Enjoy!
- Only toast the garlic for about 60 seconds, then add the chicken stock to avoid the garlic burning and a bitter flavor.
- Don't overcook the ramen noodles.
You can add a variety of ingredients to make homemade ramen even better. From soy sauce, chili oil, to ginger and garlic, to fresh chives or adding an egg on top, there are a lot of options.
Store leftover ramen in a sealed container in the fridge and use within 2 days.
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