Japanese crunchy ramen hot dog

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10 min


20 min



Japanese crunchy ramen hot dog

Photo, Roberto Caruso.

This combination of toppings, inspired by savoury veggie pancakes called okonomiyaki, is creamy, crunchy, sweet and sour all at once.


  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped sushi ginger
  • 1 tbsp sushi ginger juice
  • 2/3 cup crumbled dry ramen noodles
  • 1 sheet nori , cut into small strips


  • STIR ketchup with Worcestershire and soy in a small bowl. Stir mayo with ginger and juice in another small bowl.
  • TOAST ramen in a small non-stick frying pan over medium until golden, 3 min.
  • SPOON sauces over hot dogs. Top with ramen and nori strips.

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Nutrition (per serving (topping only))

  • Calories
  • 80,
  • Protein
  • 1 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 246 mg.

Kitchen tip: Use scissors to cut the nori thinly.

Kitchen tip: This recipe makes enough for 8 hot dogs. We recommend the hot dogs be grilled and the buns toasted (for best results).