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Stir fry with noodles in a skillet.

Ramen Stir Fry

This quick Ramen Stir Fry is a super affordable dinner or lunch idea that comes together in 15 minutes! All you need is ramen noodles, vegetables and stir fry sauce. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword ramen stir fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Anna

Ingredients

for the stir fry

  • 2 packages Instant Ramen noodles seasoning packets discarded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion
  • 2 cups green cabbage or slaw mix
  • 1/2 cup grated carrots

for the sauce

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar or honey
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional
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Instructions

  1. Heat up both oils in a large pan. Add garlic and ginger and saute for 2 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add chopped peppers and onion. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes, until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add cabbage and carrots and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Mix sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Add sauce to veggies and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Boil water in a medium pot. Add ramen noodles and cook for 2 minutes. Drain immediately. Drain and add to veggies.
  6. Toss everything together and serve. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

Recipe Notes

  1. Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
  2. Add protein like ground beef, cubed chicken or shrimp.
  3. If you don't have ramen noodles, you can use thin spaghetti.