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Quick & Simple Ramen Stir Fry

2 min read

Jan 22



Discover the ultimate go-to recipe for a quick & simple dinner solution! Customize your own Ramen Stir Fry in 30 minutes or less with this easy guide.

Didn't get groceries and have no clue what you're making for dinner? No problem! This stir fry recipe is my go to when I don't have a plan and need to get dinner on the table quick. It's easily customizable based on what you have in your freezer and pantry. Switch Ramen for rice or quinoa, substitute shrimp for salmon, chicken or tofu, add more hot sauce for extra spice or even some fresh jalapeño. Make it yours and something you and your family will love to eat.

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Quick & Simple Ramen Stir Fry


Serves: 4


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder

  • 1 Tbs sesame oil

  • 2 packages ramen noodles

  • 1 20 oz bag stir fry vegetables, frozen

  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos

  • 3 Tbs brown sugar

  • 2 Tbs rice vinegar

  • 2 Tbs arrowroot powder or corn starch

  • 2 tsp minced garlic

  • 1/2 tsp ginger paste or fresh ginger

  • 1/2 tsp hot sauce (or more if you like spice)

  • 2/3 cup water plus more as needed to thin sauce

  • sesame seeds, green onions, hot sauce for toppings (optional)


  • Pat shrimp dry, season with salt, pepper, garlic and ginger. Set aside.

  • In a microwave safe dish combine soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, arrowroot powder, garlic, ginger, hot sauce and water. Stir until sugar and arrowroot powder has dissolved. Set aside.

  • Boil water and cook ramen according to package directions. You will NOT use the seasoning packet. Drain and add back to pan, covering to keep warm.

  • Cook vegetables according to package.

  • Heat sesame oil in pan over med-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2-3 min on each side. Remove from pan on to plate, cover to keep warm.

  • Right before you're ready to plate, heat sauce in microwave for 3 min or on stove top until it has thickened. Add more water as needed to thin if it gets too thick.

  • Plate noodles, veggies, shrimp, pour sauce over top and garnish with sesame seeds, green onions and extra hot sauce.


  • Swap out ramen for rice (brown or white) or quinoa.

  • Substitute shrimp for salmon, tuna, chicken or tofu.

  • As the sauce cools it will thicken more. Add a little extra water, stir and reheat to thin.

  • Do NOT use ramen seasoning packets.

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