SERVING SIZE 1 bowl PREP TIME 1 hr. 20 mins. TOTAL TIME 2 hrs. 20 mins.
This gluten-free turkey ramen bowl is an easy way to satisfy dietary needs without sacrificing flavor. Served in a rich, aromatic turkey broth with a spicy kick of gochujang, it makes for a tasty, healthy entrée on any menu.
Leek, white part only, thinly sliced
Fresh spinach, stems removed
Carrots, matchstick size, shredded
Egg, hard-cooked for 10 minutes, until yolks are soft
Green onions, thinly sliced
Carrots, washed, roughly chopped
Celery, washed, roughly chopped
Sweet onions, with skin, washed, roughly chopped
Hondashi (smoked, dried bonito fish)
Water, boiled, lightly salted
1. Place the turkey meatballs into a saucepan and cover with the Turkey Ramen Broth. Bring to a simmer and heat to an internal temperature of 160°F.
2. Sauté the leeks and spinach in sesame oil for 30 seconds.
3. Divide the Cellophane Noodles equally among 4 bowls.
4. Divide the mound of sautéed leeks and spinach on the noodles at the 2 o’clock position.
5. Divide the matchstick carrots equally into 4 portions and mound at the 4 o’clock position.
6. Arrange each hard-cooked egg (cut in half) at the 6 o’clock position.
7. Arrange 5 turkey meatballs over the noodles on the left side of each bowl.
8. Adjust the seasoning of the hot Turkey Ramen Broth with soy sauce. Bring to a boil.
9. Pour equal amounts of broth over each bowl of noodles.
10. Sprinkle equally with sesame seeds, red chili flakes and green onions.
1. In a 4- to 6-quart saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the carrots, celery, onions, garlic and ginger to a golden brown.
2. Add the turkey broth and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, simmer for 45 minutes and strain the broth.
3. Store the broth in a container with a lid. Date and refrigerate the container.
1. Remove the cellophane noodles from the packaging and place in a bowl large enough to hold the cellophane noodles and 1 quart of boiling water.
2. Pour the boiling water over the noodles. Let stand for 10 minutes, then drain well.
3. When the noodles are totally drained, place them into a bowl and toss with the sesame oil. Blend well.
Swap and substitute to make it your own.