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Campsite cooking: Easy chicken ramen


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The classic Japanese noodle soup is packed full of flavour and makes for a delicious campsite dinner

This recipe is quick and easy to make so it's ideal for cooking at your tent but is as tasty as anything from your favourite noodle bar.

Pictures by Iain Duff


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 4 packs instant noodles (chicken or vegetable flavour)
  • 2 pak choi
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 fresh chillis
  • 1 heaped tsp miso paste
  • 1 clove garlic sliced
  • Coriander
  • Soy sauce
  • Rice wine
  • White pepper
  • Salt and black pepper

Cooking instructions

Step 1:

Season the chicken thighs and griddle them skin down for around 10 minutes then flip them over until they are cooked through.

Cut the chicken into slices and put to one side.

Step 2:

While the chicken is cooking, boil a small pan of water, dissolve the miso paste into it, then add a glug of soy sauce and rice wine, the garlic, most of the chilli and some white pepper.

Step 3:

Add the noodles and bring to the boil again, then simmer for two or three minutes until soft. If the noodles come with flavour sachets, add these now.

Step 4:

Cut both pak choi in half and cook on the griddle until there are char marks and it becomes slightly wilted.

When the noodles are ready, divide them into four portions and place them into bowls, before adding the chicken and pak choi on top. Pour the broth into the bowls to create the ramen and serve.


Top tip:

For extra flavour, garnish with chopped coriander, spring onions and sliced fresh chilli.

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