Miguel Maestre shares a ramen recipe from his travels on the west coast.
You’ll love this ramen recipe from The Living Room’s Miguel Maestre.
CRISPY SKIN CHICKEN RAMEN
PREP 20 MINUTE COOK 25 MINUTES SERVES 2 30ml sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, finely sliced 5cm piece ginger, finely grated 800ml chicken stock parts 6 spring finely onions, sliced green 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp shichimi togarishi, plus extra to serve 2 chicken thigh fillets, skin on, bone removed 180g ramen noodles 1 tsp brown sugar TO SERVE
2 soft-boiled eggs, halved Japanese fishcake, sliced 2 sheets nori, cut into thick strips snow pea shoots
ONE Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes until golden. Add ginger and cook for 30 seconds before adding the stock and white part of the spring onion. Bring to the boil, season with one tablespoon soy sauce and shichimi togarashi, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the chicken thighs and simmer for 8-10 minutes until just cooked through.
TWO Remove chicken from stock and drain on paper towel. Put stock aside and keep warm. Pat chicken skin dry and set aside, skin side up, for skin to continue drying. THREE Meanwhile, cook ramen noodles according to packet directions and divide
between two large bowls.
FOUR Sprinkle sugar over chicken and drizzle with remaining soy sauce. Heat a lightly oiled frying pan over high heat. Add chicken thighs, skin side down, and cook for 2-3 minutes until golden and caramelised. Drizzle excess soy from the plate over the chicken, turn and cook for one minute until heated through. Remove from frying pan and thinly slice.
FIVE When ready to serve, pour hot stock over noodles and top with chicken, sliced spring onion and nori. Place eggs next to chicken and add a few slices of fishcake into broth. Serve immediately with extra shichimi togarashi and snow pea shoots.
45 MINS Catch
7:30pm Friday on
Putting a spin on it Miguel met with Daniel Sterpini, co-owner of Lucky Chan’s Laundry & Noodle Bar, while he was in Perth searching for a place to do his laundry.