Food

Samyang Hot Chicken Ramen Carbonara Buldak Review

I spotted this pink-colored plastic at the grocery store the other day and instantly added it to my cart. That’s how I feel about the color pink. When I took it out of the bag, I realized it was Samyang Carbonara. Anyway, I enjoy spicy meals, so I was eager to give it a try.

According to some Korean stores online, the ORIGINAL Fire Noodle (Buldak Bokkeum Myeon) Challenge first became popular where people would document themselves doing a challenge to finish one whole pack of the Fire Noodles within the shortest time.

Samyang Hot Chicken Ramen which is commonly known as the fire noodles are known for being one of the spiciest ramyeon available not only in the Korean market but also available globally. This is the Carbonara Flavour, which is a delicious addition to the range. A well-balanced creamy carbonara flavour based in Italian hot pasta called Carbonara. The creamy flavour helps to settle the extreme heat of the original hot noodle, but it is still hot. Smooth and cream yet hot and spicy.

How To Prepare
  1. To prepare, add noodles to 600ml boiling water and cook for 5 minutes. Drain, saving 8 spoons (15ml * 8 = 120ml) water.
  2. Return noodles and 120ml water to pot and add in liquid and powder seasoning.
  3. Stir-fry for an additional 30 seconds.
  4. Finally, stir and enjoy!
Ingredients

Noodles:

77.5%: Wheat Flour, Modified Tapioca Starch, Refined Palm Oil, Modified Potato Starch, Refined Salt, Glycerin, Soybean Oil, Thickener (Guar Gum E412), Purified Water, Emulsifier ( Lecithin E322), Acidity Regulator( Potassium Carbonate Anhydrous E501, Sodium Carbonate E500, Sodium Phosphate Dibasic E339, Citric Acid E330), Green Tea Flavour Oil

Sauce

12.7%: Whole Milk Powder, White Sugar, Milk Powder, Salt, Mozzarella Cheese Powder, Butter Powder, Modified Potato Starch, Parsley Curly, Pepper Powder, Garlic Powder, Soybean Oil

Flakes

9.8%: Water, Soy Sauce, White Sugar, Artificial Chicken Flavour Powder, Artificial Chicken Flavour, Red Pepper Powder, Chilli Pepper Powder, Soybean Oil, Onion, Red Pepper Seed Oil, Garlic, Modified Potato Starch, Paprika Extract, Decolorized Chilli Extract, Black Pepper Powder, Curry Powder

I enjoy reading and skincare, but I also enjoy food. I don’t have a particularly fussy palate when it comes to food, and my stomach is not particularly sensitive to anything, so once you give it to me, I’ll taste it. Spicy meals are challenging for me to eat. For me, it makes meals enticing. I usually like it mild though. I had previously tried the original flavor, but I was unable to finish it due to a burning sensation in my tongue. Even one bottle of milk was insufficient to quell my moist eyes and nose from the overwhelming spiciness, and I could still taste the noodles’ heat from that original flavor.

As you can see, I didn’t use all of the sauce since I was worried I wouldn’t be able to finish it, which is why it doesn’t seem spicy. Though I just added half of the sauce, it was still spicy, but at the same time, it was creamy and delectable. With a little soda, I enjoyed it. Don’t add all the sauce if you can’t handle a lot of heat; otherwise, you won’t be able to appreciate the flavor of carbonara or the dish.

Actually, I’ve read a lot of negative comments regarding this ramen. Some people stated the noodles were thick and sticky, but I think it depends on how you prepare or boil them. Because I didn’t notice any thick texture. I also added shredded cheese to make it creamier.

I will definitely recommend this noodle to those who want to eat carbonara with a twist and under samyang… ☺️

My Overall Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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