Dan Dan Ramen Noodles

by sammymoniz

Finished bowl of Dan Dan Ramen Noodles with chopsticks.

Dan Dan Ramen Noodles

sammymoniz Dan Dan Ramen Noodles ButcherBox 30 Minutes Meal European Print
Feeds: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat


  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 2 tsp hoisin
  • 1 tsp white wine
  • 1 tsp dark soy
  • 1/2 tsp five spice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil 
  • 1 pint Shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tbsps shallots, minced
  • 4 ramen cakes, seasoning pack discarded


  • 3 tbsp soy
  • 2 tbsp sesame paste (2 tbsp tahini + 2 tsp sesame oil)
  • 1 tbsp white wine
  • 2 tsp dark soy
  • 1/4 tsp five spice
  • 1/4 cup chili oil crunch
  • 1/4 cup reserved water from noodles


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground pork. When little pink remains, add the hoisin, white wine, dark soy + five spice. Stir to combine and cook an additional 2-4 minutes until fully cooked. Remove the meat from pan.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil, cook ramen to package instructions (without seasoning packet). Strain the water and reserve 1/4 cup for the sauce. Set the noodles aside.
  3. To the skillet where the pork was cooked add olive oil, cook the shiitake mushrooms over medium-high heat about 5 minutes until lightly browned. Add the ginger and shallots and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients, add the sauce to the mushrooms, cook on low heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, add noodles into the skillet. Top with meat and scallions, toss to combine. 

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