These are really easy Asian-inspired Vegan Sweet, Spicy, and Saucy Noodles! These are slightly different take on my favourite vegan Saucy Ramen Noodles.
These are so easy to put together and you’ll only need more or less 15 minutes to prepare this bowl. I did add some tofu and cabbage to my noodles, but it’s totally up to you if you wanna add tofu and veggies!
For the noodles, I used my trusty, go-to instant ramen noodles. I like to call them ramen “bricks” and they’re perfect to use for a wide range of noodle recipes! You can find some ramen bricks here* (*amazon affiliate link).
I simply boil them until chewy before adding it into the sauce.
I make sure not to overcook my noodles and take them out when they’re still very chewy because they’ll still cook down in the sauce.
You can check out the video below to see how I cook my noodles:
Of course it’s up to you what type of noodles you’d like to use. You can use other types of noodle such as wheat noodles or rice noodles (see photos below):
Wheat noodles in different sizes and thickness:
Rice noodles in different thickness:
Anyway, you can find the recipe for these saucy noodles below. Hope you enjoy!
You can also check out my other noodle recipes:
- Spicy Miso Noodles
- Mie Goreng (Indonesian Fried Noodles)
- Easy Spicy Miso Noodles
- Thai Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)
- Chili Garlic and Black Bean Eggplant Noodles
- Easy Sweet, Spicy, and Saucy Noodles
- Stir-Fried Tofu and Basil Noodles
- Tantanmen (Vegan Ramen)
- Yaki Udon
- Chinese-Style Bolognese
- Ginger and Scallion Noodles
- Chili Garlic Oil Noodles
- Easy Saucy Ramen Noodles
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Easy Sweet, Spicy, and Saucy Noodles
Noodles and Filling
- 2 servings uncooked ramen "bricks" or other noodles of choice (70g each)
- 1/2 lb extra firm tofu or other protein of choice
- Chopped cabbage or other veggies
- Salt to taste
- 3/4 cup vegetable broth or water
- 3 to 4 tbsp soy sauce adjust according to desired taste
- 1.5 tbsp corn starch
- 2 to 3 tbsp maple syrup or sugar, adjust according to desired sweetness
- 1/2 tbsp gochujang or kroean chili paste, feel free to sub with other chili sauce and adjust according to desired heat
- 1 tbsp rice vinegar or other vinegar, adjust according to desired sourness
- 1/4 tsp ground pepper
- 1/2 tbsp sesame oil
- Chopped scallions for topping
- Sesame seeds for topping
- Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl until well incorporated and set aside.
- Boil a pot with water. Add in the ramen or other noodles of choice and half cook or cook until still very chewy.
- While the noodles are cooking, heat a pan. Sauté veggies or tofu in some oil, if using. I pan-fried my tofu until lightly golden brown and crisp. Afterwards, add in the sauce. Leave to simmer over medium heat.
- Mix the sauce ingrediehts again to make sure the starch doesn't stick to the bottom. Add in the noodles and mix in the sauce* (see notes). Cook over medium high heat until the noodles absorb the sauce and sauce thickens. Season with some salt to taste, if needed.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and scallions, if desired. Enjoy while hot!
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Just made it it smells good. Now i will gi all in good.
Thanks so much! 🙂
I kept the tofu out since I didn’t have enough. I added carrots and bean sprouts to the mushrooms. I held my breath since my husband loves his meat…and I’m trying to have him go meat free. He went back for seconds. IT.WAS.A.HIT.!!
Ahh so happy to hear!! Haha thanks so much for giving it a try!
Delicious recipe!! I just added some garlic and used the vegetables I had on hand and it turned out great. I also used rice noodles and they worked perfectly.
Hi Arin, thanks so much! Glad it turned out well ◡̈
Incredible sauce. It’s now in our rotation! I use
Homemade ramen noodles and stir fry veggies and tofu. Yum!!
Hi Lindsay! Glad you like this recipe ◡̈ thank you so much!
I’ve saved this in my favourites. Very good dish which I keep coming back to.
So good! So quick to make and very tasty xx
Made this the other night! Amazing!! My really picky boyfriend even tried some and liked it. I think next time I’ll double the sauce or use less noodles. This recipe is a keeper for sure.
Thank you stephanie! Double the sauce is a great idea especially if you wanna add some more veg/tofu and want the noodles extra saucy! ◡̈
I love your recipe. My family doesn’t like it at all. They think it’s too sweet. I personally love them. I crave for them. Love this recipe ???
This is so delicious! The only adjustment I made was doubling the sauce, it wasn’t enough for 2 bricks of noodles and the salmon/veggies I used. This will now be my go to for ramen. I prefer a sauce that’s sweet and spicy over the traditional savory broths used, so this recipe is perfect!
Thanks Mannie! So happy you like it ◡̈
I’m planning on trying it tonight I will say how it goes!
Thank you so much for this amazing recipe! I am a terrible cook and an even more dreadful eater, but this dish was super easy to make and nevertheless it tasted absolutely delicious!
Yaay, thanks so much Lara! Happy it turned out great!! ◡̈
Thanks Leslie! ◡̈
The sauce is really good though I made it with just noodles (I didn’t have any good veggies or tofu on hand) so it was way too much. If I was just doing the noodles again I would cut the sauce in half, or double the noodles and make more servings