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Shio Ramen; How to taste & enjoy it.

Date Published: Last Update:2014/06/17 Food ,


Shio Ramen

[Noodle Name] Shio (“salt”) Ramen

[Noodle Type] Ramen

[Noodle Variation] Soup Style

[Noodle Flavor] Shio (Salt base)


[Feature of Shio Ramen]

Shio Ramen  is one of the Japanese noodle soup dish.

It made with plenty of salt based flavor and any combination of chicken, vegetables, fish, and seaweed.

In many cases, the soup of Shio ramen does not boil.

And features of Shio Ramen is clear soup, and it’s fat content is low.

So, Shio Ramen has a light taste.


[How to enjoy the Shio ramen]

First, enjoy the thick “Umami” and it’s gentle flavor.

Next, add some toppings and enjoy the change of the taste and color.


Salt ramen taste very simple.

So, it is possible to taste to direct the taste of the soup called “dashi” (Japanese soup stock made from fish and kelp).

And, the color and taste changes easily by adding the topping.


[Example of topping:]

In Japan, the following topping is popular to enjoy the Shio Ramen’s taste and a color change.


・Takana; Leaf mustard
It’s smell and flavor changes, and the color of the soup will also change to slightly green.

・Koume; small dried plum
Koume adds a sour flavor, and the color of the soup will also change to slightly pink.

・Spicy miso
Spicy miso adds a hot flavor, and the color of the soup will also change to red.


※ [Note]:

Shio Ramen is mainly seasoned with salt.
So, the amount of salt in it is more compared other ramen(s).

If you care about your health, you do not want to eat off the soup.

(Though it is the same in other ramens.)

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