Garlic Sesame Ramen for Two upgrades ramen noodles with a simple sesame garlic sauce. Toss out that seasoning packet and grab some pantry staples to make this easy two serving recipe. Serve as is, top with an egg, or add some protein on the side.
- 2 3oz packages ramen noodles, flavor packets discarded
- 2 tablespoons oil, I prefer olive oil, coconut oil or canola oil
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1/4 cup soy sauce, low sodium preferred
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce, adjust to spice preference
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
- 3–4 green onions, thinly sliced
- Sesame seeds, to garnish
- Cook the Ramen. First, cook the ramen noodles according to package directions. They typically take only 2-3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
- Make the Garlic Sesame Sauce. While the noodles are cooking, quickly make the sauce. Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat with the oil. When hot, add the garlic and ginger. Cook for about a minute until fragrant and soft. Add the brown sugar, rice vinegar, chili garlic sauce, and soy sauce. Stir together and cook for about 1 minute. Turn off the heat and stir in the sesame oil.
- Toss the Ramen Noodles with the Sauce. Add the ramen noodles and toss to combine with the sauce. Top with the sliced green onions and sesame seeds. If desired top with fried eggs or other protein.
- Category: Meatless Monday, Pasta
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: Asian
Keywords: ramen noodles, sesame noodles, sesame ramen noodles