Miso Shrimp Soup with Ramen

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks
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Miso shrimp soup with ramen can be made in much less time than you can pick up take out. And who really wants to leave the house when you can eat this instead?!

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Ramen soup and pho are all the latest rage. In every big city you can get a warm bowl of tasty broth filled with noodles and proteins such as chicken, shrimp, pork, eggs or beef.

Fresh vegetables and herbs are also added so the bowls are as pretty as they are tasty. I’m all for getting some pho or ramen at a restaurant but also like to make my own big bowl of soup at home.

Up until the past few years, I did not know what real ramen soup was. The only ramen I had eaten was the square packages that I made in college.

Let me tell you that this ramen soup is much tastier and much healthier!

Miso Shrimp Soup with Ramen Picture

Really good broth for ramen or pho can take hours to make. While I love making my own, it really can be time consuming.

So I decided to use a miso broth which I bought in the carton. I used a ginger miso which has tons of flavors. I purchased it at Trader Joe’s, but already prepared miso broth can also be bought at Whole Foods, some health food stores, or an Asian grocery store.

When the weather is chilly I really crave comfort food. Soup is such a satisfying meal, especially when it is loaded with shrimp, mushrooms and noodles.

Miso Shrimp Soup with Ramen Image

I added cilantro to this ramen soup but fresh basil would be just as good. The fresh herbs give the bowl plenty of color and flavor.

I love them so much that I even grow a few pots on my windowsill in the winter. While you could use dried herbs, I really think fresh make the dish so much better.

This ramen soup is very versatile as you could add any protein that you like. There are plenty of choices of vegetables also. Just make sure the vegetables are shredded or cut into small pieces so that they cook really quickly.

Miso Shrimp Soup with Ramen Pic

I like to cook my ramen noodles in a separate pot and add them at the end. This way there are no mushy noodles.

Make a bowl of this comfort food for your family today. It is the perfect dinner on a chilly, cold or snowy night. Actually, I wouldn’t mind eating it on a night that’s not so chilly also.

Miso Shrimp Soup with Ramen Recipe

    4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 32 ounces Miso Broth, (prepared)
  • 1 cup Sliced Mushrooms, cleaned
  • 8 ounces Shrimp, (medium) peeled and deveined
  • 2 Green Onions, cleaned and chopped
  • 2 cups Cooked Ramen Noodles
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Cilantro, plus extra for garnish
  • Sriracha Chili Sauce, to taste

Directions

  1. In a medium size sauce pan, heat the broth on medium high heat and add mushrooms.
  2. Bring liquid to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and green onions. Cook for two minutes or until shrimp are pink and stir in cilantro.
  3. Pour the broth into individual bowls. Add the noodles to each bowl and garnish with cilantro.
  4. Serve with Sriracha sauce. 

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Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.