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Japanese ramen turkey noodle soup

Turn leftover turkey into a delightful light and fresh soup

How long will it take?

40 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 4

What do I need?

  • 700 ml chicken stock
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 cm piece of ginger, sliced
  • ½ tsp Chinese five spice
  • Pinch of chilli powder
  • 300 ml water
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 250 g extra firm tofu
  • 375 g ramen noodles
  • 400 g cooked turkey, sliced
  • 100 g mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 4 boiled eggs, peeled and halved
  • 100 g baby spinach leaves

How do I make it?

  1. Add chicken stock, garlic, soy sauce, ginger, Chinese five spice, chilli powder and water in a large saucepan and bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Press as much moisture as you can out of the tofu and cut into cubes. Heat sesame oil over medium high heat and cook tofu until it is browned.
  3. Cook noodles according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  4. Slice turkey and set aside.
  5. Divide noodles between 4 bowls, top each with one-quarter each of the turkey, mushrooms, spinach and tofu and two boiled egg halves.
  6. Strain stock into a clean pan and bring to the boil again.
  7. Divide stock between bowls and serve immediately.

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