11 Korean Instant Noodles In Singapore To Try Including Bulgogi Ramen & Kimchi Ramyun
Instant noodles are a household staple and something that we can't live without. Whether it's for a midnight snack or for a quick meal, this versatile invention has saved us so much time and hassle over the years.
While the instant noodle market in Singapore has plenty of options for us to choose from, there is something about Korean instant noodles that have got us hooked. These instant noodles tend to be springier, chewier and thicker, which is great for people who prefer their noodles to have more bite.
To get some inspiration on which Korean instant noodles you can consider getting next, here are 11 of the best Korean instant noodles in Singapore to enjoy while you watch your favourite K-dramas.
NONGSHIM SHIN KIMCHI RAMYUN INSTANT NOODLE
Nongshim’s famous Shin Kimchi Ramyun Instant Noodles is a popular option for people who enjoy eating army stew. Even if you don't plan on doing so, this Korean Ramyun tastes great on its own, especially with its spicy kimchi seasoning. These Korean instant noodles are also Halal-certified, so our Muslim friends can enjoy them too.
Price: S$1.35 – S$1.45 for one cup of Nongshim Shin Kimchi Ramyun Instant Noodle, S$1.60 – S$1.65 for one big bowl of Nongshim Shin Kimchi Ramyun Instant Noodle, S$4.35 – S$4.45 for a bundle of 5 Nongshim Shin Kimchi Ramyun Instant Noodle
NONGSHIM KAMJATANGMYUN RICH POTATO INSTANT NOODLE
The texture of the noodles from the Nongshim Kamjatangmyun Rich Potato Instant Noodle is quite different as compared to your conventional instant noodles. Here, the noodles are softer, smoother and spongier. Each packet also comes with potatoes, cabbage and spices to complete the dish.
Price: S$4.35 for one bundle of 5 packets of Nongshim Kamjatangmyun Rich Potato Instant Noodle
OTTOGI KOREAN INSTANT NOODLE YEUL RAMEN
Yeul in Korean translates to heat, so this ramen is perfect for spicy food lovers. Here, thick and chewy Korean ramyun is paired with a spicy, beefy broth and bits of vegetables for some added crunch. You can choose to crack in an egg to enhance your Korean instant noodle experience.
Price: S$4.50 for one bundle of 5 packets of Ottogi Korean Instant Noodle Yeul Ramen
OTTOGI CHEESE INSTANT RAMEN
Cheese lovers will definitely be thrilled with Ottogi’s Cheese Ramen. Each pack of instant noodles contains 3 sachets for the soup, dehydrated vegetable mix and cheese powder. Cook the noodles and soup first and when you’re done, sprinkle the cheese powder over it to complete the dish. The cheese will melt into the hot soup, giving it a thicker and creamier consistency.
Price: S$4.30 – S$4.90 for a bundle of 4 Ottogi Cheese Instant Ramen
OTTOGI SESAME RAMEN
What makes the Ottogi Sesame Ramen so special is how it comes with something called an egg block, which is basically a dehydrated egg that swells up when you add hot water.
The egg block, when cooked, can be broken into bits of scrambled egg that adds plenty of flavour and texture to the instant noodles. Overall, the noodles also have a mild spiciness to it so people with low spice tolerances can enjoy it too.
Price: S$9.45 for a bundle of 5 packets of Ottogi Sesame Ramen
This unique Korean instant noodle is available at NTUC Fairprice.
SAMYANG BULGOGI RAMEN
The Samyang Bulgogi Ramen is a dry, stir-fry ramen option which has a sweet and savoury taste that is very similar to barbecue sauce.
Many Korean instant noodles in the market have a spicy element to it, which some people may not enjoy as they do not like spicy food. The good thing about the Samyang Bulgogi Ramen is that it contains no traces of spiciness at all so it's perfect for people with low or zero spice tolerance.
Price: S$3.50 for a bundle of 5 packets of Samyang Bulgogi Ramen
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SAMYANG CHEESE HOT CHICKEN INSTANT RAMEN
Samyang is highly popular for their spicy Korean ramyeon and one of the most raved about flavours in the market is the Samyang Cheese Hot Chicken Instant Ramen.
This is the cheese version of Samyang's original Buldak Bokkeum Myeon noodles, one of the spiciest and hottest Korean ramyeon in town that has been nicknamed Korean fire noodles.
Price: S$6.90 – S$7.50 for a bundle of 5 Samyang Cheese Hot Chicken Instant Ramen
SAMYANG HOT CHICKEN INSTANT RAMEN (STEW TYPE)
Another Korean instant ramyeon that will test your heat tolerance is Samyang’s Hot Chicken Instant Ramen Stew Type. Unlike most of Samyang's instant ramen, this instant noodle is meant to be cooked as a soup.
It uses thick, slightly flatter ramen noodles which soak up the goodness of the gravy perfectly.
Price: S$7.50 for a bundle of 5 packets of Samyang Hot Chicken Instant Ramen Stew Type
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SAMYANG SEAFOOD KOREAN INSTANT NOODLE
If you're tired of the typical Korean ramyun flavours such as kimchi and bulgogi, you can also opt to try Samyang's Seafood Korean Instant Noodle. This Korean ramen comes with a savoury and mildly spicy soup that goes nicely with the springy Korean instant noodles. Add your own seafood like prawns, squid and clams to up your instant noodle game.
Price: S$5.50 for a bundle of 5 packets of Samyang Seafood Korean Instant Noodles
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SAMYANG U-DONG KOREAN INSTANT NOODLE
The bulk of the instant noodles here feature thick and springy Korean-style instant noodles. However, the U-dong Korean Instant Noodle from Samyang stands out from the rest of the noodles by being the only one that contains oriental style udon noodles.
These thick, soft noodles come together with a light clear soup which is a nice change from your usual spicy or rich instant ramen broths.
Price: S$4.90 for a bundle of 5 packets of Samyang U-dong Korean Instant Noodle
Want to give this unique Korean instant noodles a try? Get it from NTUC Fairprice.
SAMYANG POTATO RAMEN
Another instant ramen that is quite different from your usual Korean instant noodles is the Samyang Potato Ramen. The ramen noodles here are made with potato so it is of a softer, chewier and bouncier texture.
The broth also has a beefy flavour which gets soaked up by the potato ramen. Add in your own ingredients to make this bowl of Korean instant ramen fancier!
Price: S$2 for a single packet of Samyang Potato Ramen
You can find this interesting Korean instant ramen online from Shine Korea.