Myojo Bubuka : How to Make the No.1 “Abura Soba” Instant Noodles
When you think of Japanese noodle dishes, what comes to mind? Many overseas people will probably be reminded of ramen, udon, buckwheat soba, yakisoba or somen. Indeed, there 5 noodle dishes are most commonly eaten in Japan. In addition, many Japanese ramen fans also love “Abura Soba (油そば)“.
Abura Soba is a soupless ramen whose liquid soup base made typically with sesame oil, and soy-sauce-based sauce is set on the bottom of the bowl. When eating Abura Soba, the eater adds some vinegar and chili sauce “Rayu (ラー油)” to the noodles to taste, then needs to mix up noodles and all other ingredients.
Actually, there exist some Abura Soba instant noodles in Japan, and those are being sold at some supermarkets, drugstores, and convenience stores. Among such instant Abura Soba noodles, the No.1 best-selling product is “Myojo Bubuka (明星 ぶぶか)”.
Myojo Bubuka Abura Soba (明星ぶぶか油そば)
Myojo Bubuka Abura Soba was made through the collaboration between a leading Japanese instant noodles manufacturer “Myojo (明星)” and a popular ramen shop located in Kichijoji, Tokyo “Bubuka (ぶぶか)“. Actually, today I enjoyed the Myojo’s Abura Soba instant noodles.
I really love this Myojo’s Abura Soba noodles especially because it has an addicting heavy combination of rich seasoning sauce and mayonnaise. The somewhat thick noodle is characterized by its three layer structure and has a pleasant nice chewy texture. As a whole, the Abura Soba is really delicious.
According to the ingredient list on the side of the package, the sauce for this Abura Soba consists of lard, mayonnaise, soy sauce, sugar, vegetable fat and oil, pork and chicken extract, salt, flavoring oil, chashu extract, brewed vinegar, spices and so on. The topping includes chashu pork, processed bamboo shoots, processed fish paste, nori seaweed, and chopped green onions.
How to Make Abura Soba Instant Noodles
If you like instant noodles, I highly recommend this Myojo Bubuka Abura Soba instant noodle, because it is really tasty and addictive. If you are interested and get a chance, just give it a shot!
Finally, let me introduce how to make the Myojo’s No.1 instant Abura Soba noodles.
1. Peel back the paper lid about halfway and take 4 packets out from the container
From the left: chashu pork, Menma bamboo shoots, and Naruto fish paste (clear packet), seasoning sauce (blue), nori and green onion flakes (orange), Mayonnaise (white)
2. Add chashu pork, Menma bamboo shoots, and Naruto fish paste to the container
3. Pour boiling hot water up to the inside line of the cup until the noodles are fully immersed
4. Close the lid and let the noodles sit and cook for 4 minutes
5. 4 minutes later, peel off the small lid on the corner
6. Drain hot water away through the small holes on the corner
7. Remove the paper lid and add seasoning sauce
8. Mix up all the ingredients with chopsticks
9. Add nori and green onion flakes
10. Dress the noodle dish with mayonnaise
11. Ready to eat, enjoy!
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