10-Minute Shoyu Ramen & Turn Pasta Into Ramen

Here’s how make a quick shoyu based broth and how to transform pasta into chewy ramen noodles. Let’s go!

A large bowl of soy sauce ramen with green onions and soft-boiled eggs.

10-Minute Shoyu Ramen

Here's how to make a bowl of soy sauce ramen in 10 minutes!
5 from 5 votes
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course easy meals, Soup
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 1
Calories 658 kcal


  • saucepan
  • stove top


  • 5 oz. thin spaghetti or angel hair, spaghetti
  • 4 C. water
  • 1 tbsp. baking soda

Aroma Oil

  • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. ginger cut into matchsticks
  • 1 tbsp. green onions finely sliced


  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. mirin
  • 1/4 tsp. MSG
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher saltΒ 
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar

Soup Base

  • 1 tsp. instant dashi powder I like Hondashi.
  • 1 tsp. chicken broth powder
  • 2 C. water boiling


  • 1 tbsp. green onions finely sliced
  • nori sheets optional
  • 1 egg soft-boiled, optional



  • Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the baking soda. Add the pasta and simmer according to package directions plus 2 additional minutes.
  • Strain the noodles.

Aroma Oil

  • Add vegetable oil to a small saucepan or skillet. Add the ginger and green onions. Reduce the heat and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Strain the oil to remove the ginger and green onions. Set aside.


  • In a small bowl combine the soy sauce, mirin, MSG, salt, and sugar. Stir until dissolved.


  • Add the dashi powder and chicken stock powder to a large bowl. Add the boiling water and mix until dissolved.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of tare and 1 tablespoon of aroma oil to soup. Mix well.
  • Add the noodles, top with finely sliced green onions, egg, and nori.


Adjust the seasoning to your liking by adding more or less tare or aroma oil.Β 
I adapted The Way of Ramen’s recipe.


Calories: 658kcalCarbohydrates: 116gProtein: 30gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 9266mgPotassium: 620mgFiber: 6gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 532IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 139mgIron: 4mg
Keyword easy meals, pasta hack, ramen, shoyu ramen
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3 thoughts on “10-Minute Shoyu Ramen & Turn Pasta Into Ramen”

  1. Victoria Dryden

    5 stars
    Made for dinner tonight and it was well received. Added spinach and boiled eggs. Will make again.

  2. I am def going to try this out! Do you have a good oil/broth to make it kimchi or spicy style “ramen”?

  3. 5 stars
    I had heard of this spaghetti to ramen truck before but the quick tare and aroma oil convinced me to give this recipe a try. I thought it was fantastic!! Can’t wait to try serving this to friends. Next time I’ll check my noddles as they cook so I don’t overdo them. Overall great recipe!!

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