Recipe: Shrimp and Pork Belly Ramen



April 13, 2021

SHRIMP & PORK BELLY RAMEN

GARNISH

Wild-caught American shrimp (3 per serving)

2 oz Braised pork belly (1 per serving)

Soft-boiled egg (1 per serving)

Nori (2 pieces per serving)

Chili oil (recipe follows)

Togarashi (recipe follows)

Scallion curls

RAMEN BROTH

Ingredients:

2 qt Pork belly braising liquid

6 Garlic cloves

Ginger (thumb-sized piece, chopped)

2 tbsp Bonito flakes

3 Pieces of kombu

1 tbsp Mirin

2 tbsp Dry sake

½ cup Soy sauce

2 tbsp Lemongrass (chopped)

Salt & pepper

Method:

Combine all ingredients and simmer for one hour. Strain.

HOMEMADE NOODLES

Ingredients:

408 g Bread flour

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Baking soda

2 Eggs

½ cup Warm water

Method:

Bake baking soda for 45 minutes at 250 degrees to increase alkalinity. Dissolve baking soda and salt in warm water. Combine ingredients in mixer and mix until incorporated. Either pull noodles or roll out with pasta roller and cut.

TOGARASHI

Ingredients:

2 tbsp Red chili flakes

1 tbsp Dried orange peel

2 tsp White sesame seed

2 tsp Black sesame seed

1 tsp Sichuan peppercorn

1 tsp Ginger powder

½ tsp Poppy seed

½ Sheet of toasted nori, crumbled

Method:

Dehydrate orange peels overnight. Grind everything together in a spice grinder.

CHILI OIL

Ingredients:

Peanut oil

Chili flakes

Garlic

Method:

Warm chili flakes and sliced garlic in oil over low heat until garlic is golden brown. Let stand for 15 minutes and then strain.

 


To FinishHeat chili oil in sauté pan until shimmering. Add shrimp and pork belly, turning until golden brown. Add broth and simmer until shrimp are just cooked (30 seconds). Boil noodles in a separate pot of water. Add noodles to the bowl first. Place shrimp and pork belly around noodles and then add broth. Add the rest of the garnishes and serve.

Recipe by Chef Advocate Austin Sumrall!

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