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Spicy Cheese Buldak

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Try this seriously spicy dish with a glass of milk close by.

Cheese Buldak Ramyeon


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 4 Thai chilies, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons soju

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 Buldak Bokkeumyeon ramyeon noodle package

  • 1 tablespoon gochujang

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon capsaicin powder

  • 3 tablespoons gochugaru, Korean red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil

  • 1 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella

  • 1 green onion, chopped


  1. Thinly slice chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. Add to a bowl along with chopped garlic, chilies, soju and black pepper. Mix well then set aside to marinate. Bring water to a boil to cook noodles.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add sauce from ramyeon package along with gochujang, soy sauce, sugar, capsaicin powder and gochugaru. Mix well and set aside.

  3. Drop noodles from Buldak Bokkeumyeon package into boiling water and cook for 4 minutes, drain and rinse under cold water. Drain completely.

  4. Heat cooking oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add marinated chicken and cook for 2 minutes on each side, until edges are golden brown. Meanwhile, melt cheese in microwave for 2 minutes.

  5. Add cooked noodles and sauce to wok. Stir, tossing everything together for 30 seconds. Transfer to a serving plate and pour melted cheese on top. Sprinkle some chopped green onion and enjoy!

Cheese Buldak Ramyeon




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- Today, I'm going to show you how to make cheese buldak ramen like this right here. Super fiery spicy chicken and noodles. Let's get started. We are going to starting with sliced chicken breast. I have two chicken breasts right here. Just slice into little one-bite size. Putting into a mixing bowl because we are going to marinate them first. Let's add some flavor to the chicken. I'm going to add chopped garlic and some chopped Thai chili. Yeah, got to use this spicy type bird's eye chilis. And some soju, Korean liquor. If you cannot find it, you can just use water, or sake, or even vodka. I'm just got to toss them together. Set aside, and let's make a sauce. What I'm got to add is this Buldak Bokkeumyeon. This is probably one of the hottest ramen noodles ever in entire ramen history. This is a fire spicy chicken noodle. If you open this, it has these ramen noodles, these two sauces. This is just for topping, so we're going to put it later. Don't have to use it now, but this is the sauce. It's a totally different level than the Tabasco, or any hot sauce that you ever tasted before. I'm just going to open it. Be careful not to touch it with your finger because you don't want that. Because your fingers is going to be fire. Put gochujang, Korean red pepper paste, soy sauce, and some sugar to cover that crazy spiciness. Three tablespoons of gochugaru, Korean red pepper flakes. Capsaicin powder. I'm going to mix it in all together, just all the way. Awesome, sauce is done. I'm going to set aside right here. And I have boiling water. I'm going to cook these noodles, not fully, because if you cook five minutes, it'll be cooked fully, but I'm going to cook only three, four minutes. Like al dente, you know? Because we are going to finish cooking the noodles with chicken in the wok. All right, my ramen noodles started loosening up, like this. I'm going to turn it off the heat, and drain and rinse under cold water. All right, my noodles are good to go, and grab my wok. I'm going to heat up to high heat and add about a tablespoon of oil, chicken. Spread the chicken evenly so they will brown up. Just cook about two, three minutes each side, but do not stir too much after you spread the chicken like this. Let them brown up. Okay now I'm going to flip it over. All right, this is what you want. So my chicken is cooked about five minutes, but now I'm going to add the cooked and drained noodles, and then the sauce we made earlier. Stir-fry away. This looks fire spicy or what? It's crazy. Just put all this buldak ramen on it. Warning, this is no joking kidding spicy. It is Korean fire spicy, remember. So I just melted mozzarella cheese in the microwave. If you don't like using microwave, you can use a double boiler. Ah ha ha, see that? It's a cheesefall! Oh yeah. Final touch, some little chopped green onion for color. Just a little, just on top. Just sprinkle on top. You're going to use all of it from the ramen package. Sprinkle this. Ta-da! Cheese buldak, done. Honestly, I'm a little scared to eat, though. But let me dig in. All right, with the cheese, it's probably not as bad, I don't think. Am I shaking? All right, I'm doing this for you guys. Okay. Okay, I'm Korean, I can take this. Try it if you dare.