40 min serves 2-4

Kimchi Brothless Mazeman Ramen

Mazeman ramen, otherwise known as "brothless", ramen is perfect for a day when you don't want all the broth to fill you up, but all the flavor is still there. This has been a Pre fan favorite for years!

PREP: 15 min. ACTIVE: 25 min. DIFFICULTY Medium


  • 1 lb. Pre 85% Lean Ground Beef
  • 2 strips pork bacon
  • 3 scallions (chopped)
  • 2 cups kimchi (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. kimchi brine
  • 1 package wheat ramen noodles
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. mirin
  • 1 lime (juiced)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. rice vinegar
  1. Set a large pot of water to boil.
  2. Sauté ground beef in large skillet over medium high heat until pink is gone. Remove from skillet.
  3. Sauté bacon in beef fat until crisp. Remove from heat.
  4. In same pan, sauté scallions for 1 minute. Add 1 cup chopped kimchi. Cook another 2 minutes. Remove from pan.
  5. Add noodles to boiling water and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Strain and rinse with cold water.
  6. Set a small sauce pot of water to boil.
  7. Add cooked noodles to skillet with the rest of the kimchi and kimchi brine.
  8. Pour in soy sauce, sesame oil, 1 tbsp. rice vinegar, mirin, lime juice, and salt. Toss until well coated.
  9. Mix in bacon, scallions, kimchi mixture. Toss together and portion into 2-3 bowls.
  10. In the sauce pot of almost boiling water, add 1 tsp. rice vinegar.
  11. Crack egg into a small ramekin. Swirl boiling water in a circle and carefully drop egg into the center of the swirl. Leave alone for 2 1/2 minutes.
  12. Retrieve egg with slotted spoon and place on top of ramen. Garnish ramen with more scallions, kimchi, or black sesame seeds.


Amount per 100g

Recipe developed by   Chef Sarah Russo