Are you getting bored at home? Are you a fan of Hawaiian noodles? If the answer is yes, then today’s article is for you. Fried saimin is a type of Hawaiian noodles, consisting of kamaboko (known as fish cake), ham, eggs, and vegetables. You must know about saimin. There is a difference between saimin and fried saimin. Regular saimin is more like soupy noodles but fried saimin is dry with lots of adding. Let’s learn about the fried saimin recipe.
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Hawaiian style fried noodles are always my favorite. The spice, the toppings, everything attracts me much. When I was young, my mother used to cook in a Hawaiian style. I seek that taste and that’s why I’m so obsessed with these items.
Fried saimin noodle recipe:
Preparing fried saimin doesn’t take much time. This cooking process gets easier if you cook it into three different parts. First of all, you need to cook the ramen noodles then prepare the ingredients, finally cook them together. Collecting and preparing all the ingredients, you have to start cooking.
- Japanese ramen noodles about 2 packets.
- Ramen seasoning packet about 2. These come along with the ramen packets.
- Coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage about 1 cup
- Shallot about 1 piece, sliced
- Small carrots about 2 pieces
- Scallions about 2
- Spam about .5 lb
- Kamaboko fish cake about 2 slices
- Instant dashi powder about 1 packet
- Soy sauce about 1 tbsp.
- Black pepper to taste
- Sea salt to taste
- Peanut oil about2 tbsp.
Step 1: In this step, I’m going to prepare all the ingredients correctly. I have washed the small carrots, onion, and cabbage. Then in a cutting board, I’m going to peel the carrots and cut them into very thin lined sticks. There is a cute name for this cut; Julienned sticks. After cutting the carrots, I have put them in a bowl. Now, I’m going to slice the onion in possible thin slices. The cabbage is being cut in the same way.
Step 2: I have the spam, kamaboko, and scallions left to cut. With a sharp knife, I’m going to cut the ham into cubes. Then, I’m cutting the kamaboko fish cake slices into thin slice. Lastly, I’m going to chop the scallions into bite-size.
Step 3: In a saucepan, I’m going to boil water to cook the ramen. Usually, I add some oil into the water so that the ramen doesn’t stick to another. When the water is boiling, then I pour the whole 2 packets of ramen just for 30 seconds. Then I transfer the ramen into a colander in order to let the ramen cool and there won’t be any water left.
Step 4: Now I’m going to pour vegetable oil a little bit in a large skillet over medium heat. After 2 minutes, I’m adding the sliced onions and carrots.
Step 5: When the onions are tender and carrots are halfway done, I’m adding the spam and cooking it on the heat until their outer part becomes crispy.
Step 6: In that skillet, I’m adding the sliced cabbage, sliced kamaboko, and the cooked ramen noodles and combine them very well with all the toppings.
Step 7: Lastly, I’m sprinkling on the ramen seasoning, dashi powder to add the flavor. When I’m removing the skillet from heat, I add a pinch of salt and black pepper as per my taste, giving the ramen a quick toss.
My fried saimin noodles are ready to enjoy. Following my recipe, you can easily prepare Hawaiian style fried noodle.
Easy Fried Saimin Recipe:
If you don’t like the previous recipe, there is another recipe ready for you. As a passionate cook, I have tried many fried noodles recipes Hawaii style. So, I’m going to share another special recipe with you.
- Saimin noodles about 3 packets
- Sliced spam about 1/2 can
- Kamaboko about 1 packet.
- Small cabbage about 1/2, chopped
- Eggs about 3
- Sugar about 2 tbsp
- Vegetable oil 1 tbsp.
- Black pepper to taste
- Soy sauce about 1 tbsp.
- Salt to taste
- Chopped fresh parsley.
- Chopped green onion
Step 1: First of all, in a bowl, you need to boil the noodles.
Step 2: When the noodles are tender enough, then remove the noodle from heat.
Step 3: Drain the noodle underwater and keep the colander aside.
Step 4: In a frying pan, add vegetable oil and heat over medium heat.
Step 5: After a few seconds, when the oil is hot, add spam and kamaboko. Stir the spam and kamaboko over medium heat for 5 minutes.
Step 6: After 5 minutes, you need to add the chopped cabbage including soy sauce, black pepper, and salt.
Step 7: Toss the cabbage-meat mixture and in low heat keep them for 2 minutes.
Step 8: Add cooked noodles into the frying pan and mix them well.
Step 9: Transfer the noodles in a serving bowl.
Step 10: To make an egg omelet, beat the egg and sugar and cook it in that frying pan.
Step 11: Place the omelet at the top of the fried saimin and garnish with chopped fresh parsley and green onions.
Following this easy fried saimin recipe, you can cook this within 25 minutes.
That’s all about fried saimin noodles. Try both recipes at home and let us know how they are prepared. For more recipes, stay connected with us.