The award-winning chef shares an easy way to spice up the low-cost, super-trendy Japanese noodle dish

By People Staff
Updated March 30, 2013 05:00 PM
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Award-winning chef Andrew Zimmern shares an easy way to spice up the low-cost, super-trendy Japanese noodle dish. His show, Bizarre Foods America, airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on the Travel Channel.

Ramen Soup

Makes 1 to 2 servings

  • 1 (3-oz.) package
  • ramen noodles
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1½ tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha
  • ½ cup matchstick carrots
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1½ tsp. fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped
  • green onions

1. Cook noodles in 2 cups of boiling water for 2 minutes; drain well. Rinse in cold water; drain and set aside.

2. Return saucepan to stove-top. Bring broth to boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and whisk in soy sauce and next 4 ingredients. Add carrots; cook 1 minute.

3. Slowly whisk egg into broth. Add noodles to broth; cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat; stir in lime juice and onions. Serve immediately.