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Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

Surf and Turf Ramen Recipe

There was a time, long ago, that ramen noodles were a regular part of my diet. I’m pretty sure that I am not alone in that regard. When my daughter was little, these were a go-to meal for her. She would pop the noodles in a bowl, cover them with water and throw them in the microwave. Then she would drain the water off and add the flavor packet. Yuck! A bad habit she picked up from my wife and part of the reason I do the cooking for the most part. I needed a ramen recipe with enough stuff in it to make a real meal and I needed it to be simple.

Surf and Turf Ramen

You have a couple of options here which I’ll cover briefly but make sure you read the recipe notes below. First is the shrimp. I like to pan fry them for one minute on each side. It’s not needed but just my preference. The ending texture is a little different and the shrimp flavor isn’t as strong to me. If you fry the shrimp, don’t add them to the pot until the end of the 3-minute boil. Second is the beef. I have used leftover steak and roast. I’ve even used deli roast beef. All variations yielded great results so experiment.

Surf and Turf Ramen

As far as vegetables go, there are plenty of freezer blends available for your ramen recipe. You may also find some fresh blends at the market if that is important to you. Sometimes I’ll add thinly sliced fresh mushroom as a garnish in the end. Play with it because the rules are loose here. Also, if you haven’t used sesame oil before, use it sparingly. It is very strong.

Surf and Turf Ramen


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Surf and Turf Ramen

This is a simple ramen recipe that adds some of the good stuff our bodies need like protein and veggies with the straight comfort food experience that comes from the noodles.
Course Soups
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Beef, Comfort Food, Noodles, Ramen, Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 677kcal


  • 12 Shrimp Lg. I used 26/30
  • 8 oz Beef
  • 1/4 cup Green Onion Sliced
  • 2 1/4 cups Water
  • 2 cups Frozen Stir Fry Vegetables
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Chives
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1 pkg Ramen Noodles


  • Put water, bullion cube and vegetables in a pot and bring to a boil.
    Surf and Turf Ramen
  • Add the flavor pack from the noodles and the beef and return to a boil.
    Surf and Turf Ramen
  • Add your shrimp and green onions and return to a boil. Once boiling, add the noodles and boil for 3 minutes.
  • Let sit for 2 minutes and then divide into two bowls.
    Surf and Turf Ramen
  • Drizzle with a little sesame oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve and enjoy!
    Surf and Turf Ramen

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