Pimped Up 2-Minute Noodles

Making your own broth will completely transform the way you think about the humble noodle!

Serves: 1


(use organic ingredients where possible)

  • 1 packet noodles
  • 500ml water
  • ¼ cup tamari
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp shiro miso paste
  • ½ carrot
  • ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • ½ bunch baby spinach leaves
  • 2-3 dried shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 handful coriander, roughly chopped
  • 1 handful mung bean sprouts
  • 3 spring onions
  • salt and pepper


  1. ​Fill a small pot with the water, add the dried mushrooms, stir in the tamari, sesame seed oil, grated ginger, and miso paste.
  2. Taste and season well.
  3. Add the noodles and cook following the package instructions. Just before they are cooked, add the hard veggies and cook for a minute.
  4. Add the leafy veggies, cook for a few seconds and turn off the heat.
  5. Pour into a serving bowl and top with the mushrooms, herbs, and sprouts. 
Featuring: Chef Cynthia Louise
Audio Languages: English
Subtitles: English