Learn how to make this delicious salad with a northern Japanese twist. It is often served in Izakayas (Japanese bars serving drinks and snacks) in the region and also makes a great snacks for kids!
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword: ramen, salad
1packramen noodles(instant or fresh)
1hard boiled egg
handful of cherry tomato
3tbsptoasted sesame seeds
Boil the noodles according to the time indicated on the packaging. Rinse through with cold water and drain.
Cut the lettuce into pieces that are easy to eat. Cut the cucumber into thin slices and the carrots into matchsticks.
Mix the dressing ingredients together and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Serve with dried seaweed or toasted sesame seeds on top.
Store bought sesame dressing will also work fine for this recipe. For more protien, add 50 grams of shredded chicken or salmon flakes. Many izakayas in Hokkaido would normally serve this dish with deep fried prawns or chicken katsu. For better presentation of this dish, you can also choose to not mix the dressing in and serve this on the side.