Mexican Ramen


Mexican Ramen

Ramen con Sabor Mexicano (Ramen with Mexican Flavor)

Mexican cuisine is known for its bold flavors and spices. This recipe takes the traditional Japanese ramen and infuses it with Mexican flavors to create a unique and delicious dish. The result is a hearty and satisfying meal that will warm you up from the inside out.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

15 minutes

35 minutes

4 servings


Dairy-free, Gluten-free (if using gluten-free ramen noodles), Low-fat, Low-sugar, Nut-free

Wheat (if using regular ramen noodles)

Vegetarian, Vegan, Paleo, Keto, Whole30


This recipe uses Mexican ingredients such as chipotle peppers, cilantro, and lime to give the ramen a spicy and tangy flavor. The traditional ramen broth is also replaced with a tomato-based broth to give it a Mexican twist. We alse have the original recipe for Ramen, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 400 kcal / 1674 KJ
  • Fat: 8g (2g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 55g (10g sugars)
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Salt: 1800mg


  1. 1.
    In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Add the chipotle peppers, tomato paste, cumin, oregano, salt, and black pepper. Cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. 3.
    Add the chicken broth and diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Cook the ramen noodles according to package instructions.
  5. 5.
    Divide the cooked noodles between 4 bowls. Pour the hot broth over the noodles.
  6. 6.
    Top each bowl with shredded chicken, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Ramen noodles — Be sure to cook the noodles according to package instructions and rinse them with cold water to prevent them from becoming too starchy.

Tips & Tricks

  • To make this dish spicier, add more chipotle peppers or a dash of hot sauce.
  • You can also add other toppings such as avocado, sliced jalapenos, or sour cream.
  • If you can't find chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, you can substitute with 1 tsp (5ml) smoked paprika.

Serving advice

Serve hot and garnish with additional cilantro and lime wedges.

Presentation advice

Serve in a deep bowl to showcase the broth and toppings.