Nissin – GooTa “Demi-hamburg-men” – Waiter, there’s a brown patty floating in my soup!
There is no end to the possibilities of Cup Noodles in Japan. Now Nissin, the original and largest instant ramen noodle maker in Japan, as part of its high-end “GooTa” instant noodle line, has mixed 2 of Japan’s favorite foods to make the Oban (big-sized) Demi-hamburg-men:
1) Instant ramen noodles in soup
2) Hamburg steak
Instant ramen noodles need no explanation, and in my opinion, taste best in simple form…
Hamburg steak – known as “hambagu” in Japan (back home, known as “meatloaf”), is often thought of as am expensive, gourmet western dish, often with exotic sauce. This one is no different, with a glistening demi-glace sauce.
The result is “Demi-hamburg-men (“men” meaning noodles). Ramen noodles in soup with a hamburg steak covered in demi-glace sauce floating on top.
Just add hot water and watch your Demi-hamburg grow and come to life.
At 237 yen, it is at a higher price point than the usual Cup Noodle, but to hambagu lovers, it may be worth it.
(Note: “Hambagu” is not to be confused with “Hambaga” which is served on a bun, usually with cheese, lettuce and tomato.)