How To Make Katsu Style Ramen At Home

Katsu-style ramen noodles are a combination of broth (which is mainly of chicken or pork) with some veggies and ramen noodles. This dish is very nutritious, full of flavors, and healthy too.

Katsu-style ramen noodles are from Japanese cuisine and are very popular in the region. The katsu-style ramen noodles recipe is an old Japanese one that includes a bowl of chicken and pork broth and noodles at the top of it.

To make katsu-style ramen noodles, cook chicken and pork in a pot on low heat for 6 hours. Then, add grape juice, green onions, sugar, ginger, garlic, black peppercorns, water, lemon juice, and soy sauce to a pot. Cook it for 5 hours. Pour this sauce into a bowl. Add cooked ramen and boiled eggs to it. Top with pork slices and chicken. Garnish it with green onions.

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Ingredients for Katsu Style Ramen

IngredientsQuantity
Boiled Eggs3
Chicken Backs2 lb
Chicken Feet1 lb
Onion (chopped)1
Garlic (minced)2 inches
Green Onions Whites (chopped)15
Mushrooms7 slices

For Pork Belly

Boneless Pork1 ½ lb
Water1 cup
Soy Sauce½ cup
Lemon Juice1 teaspoon
Grape Juice1 cup
Green Onions (chopped)5
Sugar2 tsp
Garlic1 whole
Ginger2 inches
Black Peppercorn½ teaspoon

How Much Time it Will Take?

Preparation timeIn Active timeCooking timeTotal time
15 minutes12 hours30minutes12 hours 45 minutes

NOTE: You have to make the preparations for this recipe at least 12 hours before the day you want to eat it.

Katsu Style Ramen Recipe

Katsu Style Ramen recipe

For Broth

  1. In a stock pot, add chicken and pork pieces in it. Cover them with water and bring it to a boil. After the water has boiled completely, let it cool and take out bones from it.
  2. Clean the pot and put these bones and broth into it again.
  3. Bring the water to boil on high heat. After it boils, simmer the flame and keep it over the flame for 6-12 hours.
  4. Check the broth after 10-15 minutes when you have simmered the heat.
  5. In the last 30 minutes, put the pork fats on the strainer or some sieves like container and place it inside the broth, cover it and let it cook for few minutes and drain out.

Pork Belly

  1. Take a pan and boil water in it and put the pork belly into it. Let it boil at high heat and drain out the scum.
  2. Take the same pot and put grape juice, green onions, sugar, ginger, garlic, black peppercorns, water, lemon juice, and soy sauce. Boil this mixture. Once boiled, put the pot in the oven and let it cook for 5 hours.
  3. Stir the pot after couple of hours and ensure its proper cooking. Make sure it is smooth and moving freely.
  4. Once cooked properly, now let it cool. Refrigerate the pork so it absorbs more flavors.
  5. Before assembling the ramen, cut these pork slices and put them into the boiled chashu soup.

Eggs

  1. Boil the eggs in a saucepan and take them out of their shell.
  2. Put these eggs into the chashu sauce when it is cool and allow it to rest in the same sauce for 12 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. At the time of serving, put these eggs into the soup and enjoy.

Assembly

  1. Now bring the broth to a boil and add the chashu sauce and eggs into it.
  2. Also, add pork fat and garnish it with some spring onions.
  3. Heat the soup and place the cooked ramen noodles into it. Top with chicken and pork slices.

Nutritional Breakdown of Katsu Style Ramen

Calories656
Cholesterol249 mg
Sugars4.9 g
Dietary fiber3.7 g
Sodium1249 mg
Protein49 gm

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