Healthy Instant Noodles!

Everyone knows instant noodles can be delicious but did you know they can be wholesome too? Here’s how you can whip up your own healthy instant noodles.

Instant noodles are irresistible. They’re perfect at any time and are especially appreciated during busy days. However, they usually don’t fall into the ‘healthy meal’ category. Wouldn’t it be perfect if you could have the best of both worlds? Now you can with these two easy-to-make healthy instant noodle recipes!

vegetables

 

Miso Vegetables Noodles

Ingredients

4 tsp  Miso Paste

3  Shitake mushrooms, thinly sliced

¼ cup  Shredded carrots

¼ cup  Fresh spinach

½ tsp  Sesame seeds

1tsp  Grated ginger

1  Fried tofu, diced

A handful of spring onions, chopped

A handful of dried seaweed

A serving of your choice of pasta

 

Method

  1. Put miso paste, seaweed, shitake mushrooms, shredded carrots and fresh spinach in the glass jar.
  2. Put ginger and spring onions in a separate zip-lock bag.
  3. Cook pasta according to the instruction on the packaging.
  4. Once cooked, place pasta under clean running water until cool. Drain.
  5. Pour pasta into jar and seal tight.
  6. Refrigerate jar and zip-lock bag until ready to serve. (you may refrigerate for up to 2 days)
  7. When ready to serve, add ginger and chives into the jar and pour hot boiling water.
  8. Stir well and serve hot.

 

Spicy Kimchi Chicken Noodles chicken meat

Ingredients

1/2 cup  Kimchi

¼ cup  Black fungus, blanched and drained

100g  Shredded chicken meat

¼ cup  Enoki mushrooms

A serving of glass noodles

A handful of chives, chopped

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Method

  1. Cook glass noodles according to manufacturer’s instruction.
  2. Then, run clean running water over the cooked noodles. Drain.
  3. Put kimchi, black fungus, chicken, glass noodles and enoki mushroom into the glass jar and seal tight.
  4. Seal the chives in a zip-lock bag.
  5. Season ingredients in jar with salt and pepper.
  6. Refrigerate until ready to serve. (you may refrigerate for up to 2 days)

When ready to serve, pour boiling hot water into the jar and stir well. Top with chives and serve immediately.

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