Zero Second Chicken Ramen: Noodle Snack from Nissin

A noodle snack named Zero Second Chicken Ramen (0秒チキンラーメン) intrigued me recently, following the Nure Jaga (ぬれじゃが) wet potato chips I introduced in the previous post. 

Although the maker Nissin announced that it suspended the product’s sales at the end of last month (as it sold much better than expected), I could find it in a 7 Eleven a few days ago.

Nissin Zero Second Chicken Ramen

Nissin Foods Zero Second Chicken Ramen

This Zero Second Chicken Ramen (Price: 111 yen/about 0.9 USD) is the snack version of Nissin Chicken Ramen, one of the world’s first instant noodles that Nissin Foods boasts.

In fact, you can see the product’s mascot character, Hiyoko-Chan (ひよこちゃん), on the yellow package front.

Zero Second Chicken Ramen Snack from Nissin Foods

This snack has almost the same size and shape as the Nissin Chicken Raman instant noodle block, and it may be hard to tell them apart if the packaging is gone.

Nissin recommends not cooking this snack, for the resultant dish is not good, so if you mistake it for the actual Chicken Ramen, the consequence will be tragic.

0 Second Chicken Ramen

As 0 秒 (Zero Second) in the name suggests, you can eat these deep-fried noodles as they are without cooking.

Once biting into it, I found the crispy texture is better than Baby Star Ramen, as these treats come together in the mouth.

The taste is also as great as the actual Chicken Ramen, and I could enjoy this to my heart’s content.

Ingredients/Nutrition Facts

Nissin Zero Second Chicken Ramen Ingredients Nutrition Facts Calories Label

Ingredients in the Zero Second Chicken Ramen
Wheat flour, Vegetable oil, Soy sauce, Sugar, Chicken extract, Salt, Spice, Flavor seasoning, Egg powder, Dextrin, Soy dietary fiber, Onion power, Modified starch, Amino acid seasoning, Calcium carbonate, Kansui alkaline water, Vitamin E, Emulsifier, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1

Nutritional Values

Nutritional Values per Bag (75 Grams)
Calories 362 kcal
Protein 7.1 g
Fat 16.3 g
Carbohydrates 46.7 g
Salt equivalents 2.2 g
Vitamin B1 0.61 mg
Vitamin B2 0.83 mg
Calcium 286 mg


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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