When I was younger, packaged ramen was my absolute favorite meal to make as it was quick, easy, and delicious, though definitely not the healthiest option. So when I first walked into a Japanese Ramen Bar and ordered ramen that didn’t taste ANYTHING like the instant ramen I had grown up loving, I wondered why it tasted so different.
Well back in 2014, Mike asked himself the same exact question; except instead of just sitting around questioning it, he set out on his own mission to capture the authentic flavors to produce his own delicious crafted ramen.
So what did Mike do to change up the packaged ramen game?? By choosing locally sourced ingredients and made from scratch noodles that are steamed, never fried he was able to produce a ramen that was more similar to the tastes of Japanese ramen!
Thanks to them, I had the opportunity to try a variety of their packaged craft ramens and it definitely does taste different from the ones I’ve had growing up. The flavor is a bit more robust and you can definitely tell that their isn’t as much sodium compared to the typical ramen. The biggest appeal to me was all the interesting flavors they offer like the Garlic Fried Chicken (doesn’t that sound amazing??), Pork Tonkotsu, and Savory Miso. It’s definitely a change in pace from your typical instant ramens, but expect a higher price to come with that,compared to the usual cup noodle.
In addition to the cooking instructions pictured above, they also recommend using the fill line and adding the seasoning packet AFTER cooking the noodles as the starch from the noodle tends to dilute the flavor.
Mike’s Mighty Good Craft Ramen is now available at your local Whole Foods Market and they’ll be opening their online store soon for your convenience soon so keep an eye out for that if you’d like to try them out!
For more info: https://mikesmightygood.com/
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Products were provided by Mike’s Mighty Good for review.