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Spicy Ramen Recipe
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Spicy Ramen Noodles Recipe

This spicy ramen recipe is easy to make and a thousand time better than store bought ramen, plus you can make it as spicy as you want! Ready in minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: chili flakes, chili oil, gochujang, noodles, serrano, shrimp, spicy
Servings: 2
Calories: 698kcal


  • 5 cups chicken broth or use vegetable broth
  • 2 serrano peppers sliced (use jalapeno for milder)
  • 4 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 thumb sized knob of fresh ginger peeled and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons gochujang or to taste - I usually use 1/4 cup
  • 1 tablespoon chili crisp or use hot chili oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek or use chili-garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • Sriracha to taste or use your favorite hot sauce
  • 4 ounces ramen noodles


  • 1/2 pound shrimp peeled and deveined (or use other cooked proteins)
  • 2 soft boiled eggs
  • Fresh chopped parsley, green onion, spicy chili flakes, sesame seeds for serving


  • Add the chicken broth to a large pot and heat to medium heat.
  • Stir in serrano peppers, garlic, ginger, gochujang, chili crisp, soy sauce, sesame oil, sambal oelek, vinegar and sriracha. Stir until everything is completely incorporated.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes to let the flavors develop.
  • Stir in the noodles and shrimp (or other cooked proteins) and cook until the noodles are softened and the shrimp is cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  • Serve into bowls and garnish with sliced soft boiled eggs, fresh chopped parsley, red pepper flakes, green onion and sesame seeds.


Calories: 698kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 471mg | Sodium: 2994mg | Potassium: 919mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 7mg