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Spicy Pork Ramen with Bok Choy & Ginger
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Spicy Pork Ramen with Bok Choy & Ginger

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 8
Author: Adapted by Pam / Original by Noble Pig

Equipment

  • Dutch oven

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3/4 lb. ground pork
  • 1/2 lb. bok choy, white parts thinly sliced, green leaves coarsely chopped, divided
  • 2 tbsp ginger paste, or minced ginger
  • 3 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-2 tsp sriracha, to taste (add more if you want it really spicy)
  • 8 cups chicken broth **Use a good quality broth for a more flavorful soup
  • 2-3 green onions (greens parts only), sliced thinly on the diagonal
  • 2-3 tbsp soy sauce, to taste
  • 2 (3 oz) packages of ramen noodles, packet discarded
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

Serve with (optional):

  • Sriracha
  • Soy sauce
  • Chile oil

Instructions

  • Heat the vegetable oil and sesame oil in a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add the ground pork and cook, stirring often while breaking the meat up into crumbles, for about 5 minutes, or until cooked through. Drain any excess fat from the pot.
  • Add the sliced white portion of the bok choy, ginger, minced garlic, and sriracha sauce then cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Add the chicken broth, scallions, and soy sauce then bring to a boil.
  • Add the noodles and reduce heat to simmer and cook for 1 minute, stirring often, to break up the noodles.
  • Add the chopped green portion of the bok choy and simmer for another minute.
  • Ladle into bowls and season with freshly cracked black pepper, to taste. Serve immediately with additional sriracha, chile oil, and soy sauce on the side, if desired. Enjoy!