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Chilled Out Ramen Salad
  Instantly turn your ordinary salad into a hearty meal with the addition of ramen noodles. Salad is dressed with our original karashi dressing - tasty! Worried of soggy salad? Fear no more. Zojirushi food jars will keep your salad fresh and chilled!

<For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars>
Ingredients (serves 1):  

For Salad: 

  • 2 cups water 
  • 1.5 oz. fresh ramen noodle or 1 oz. dried noodle
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil 
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 3 cherry tomatoes 
  • 1/8 cup cucumber, sliced crosswise into 1/8” thickness 
  • 1 thinly sliced ham, cut into 1/2” wide strips

For Salad Dressing:

  • 1/3 tsp. karashi (Japanese mustard) 
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar 
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce

<For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars>
Ingredients (serves 1):  

For Salad: 

  • 3 cups water 
  • 2 oz. fresh ramen noodle or 1.5 oz. dried noodle
  • 1-1/2 tsp. sesame oil 
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 5 cherry tomatoes 
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, sliced crosswise into 1/8” thickness 
  • 2 thinly sliced ham, cut into 1/2” wide strips

For Salad Dressing:

  • 1/2 tsp. karashi (Japanese mustard) 
  • 1/3 tsp. sugar 
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. soy sauce

*This recipe was developed for 12 oz. and 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Food Jars. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar sizes. 

1

Pre-chill the food jar by filling with ice cubes and water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to chill. 

2

In a sauce pan, place water and bring to a boil. Add noodles to the water and cook according to the package direction.

3

Drain hot water from cooked noodle and rinse with cold water. Drain excess water and coat with sesame oil in a bowl. Set aside.

4

In a small bowl, mix all ingredients for the salad dressing. 

5

Discard ice and water from the food jar and pour in the dressing from step 4.

6

Place whole, boiled egg in the food jar. 

7

Cut an “x” on each cherry tomato with knife and place in the food jar.

8

Layer cooked noodles, cucumber slices, then ham. Fill until 1/2" below the ridge.

9

Shake the food jar to dress the salad right before eating. Open lid and carefully mix the salad with a fork.

10

Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.

11

Enjoy!