Build Your Own Ramen - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Build Your Own Ramen

Servings:2Serving Size:12 ounces


  • 1 package of any flavor ramen noodles
  • 2 cups of water
  • 5 oz of canned or packaged chicken or tuna
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables or vegetable of your choice
  • Seasoning of your choice (garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, lemon pepper or all-purpose seasoning.)


  1. Prepare ramen in a microwave (or stovetop) according to package instructions.
  2. Add chicken or tuna and vegetables and heat for 30 seconds to 1 minute in the microwave until heated through.
  3. Note: if using the seasoning packet included in the package, try using only half of the flavor packet and adding your own spices.
Source: University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service: Nutrition Education Program: Backpack Recipes


Avoid food waste by using leftover rotisserie or baked chicken!

Nutrition facts per serving: 240 calories; 4g total fat; 1g total saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 45mg cholesterol; 710mg sodium; 31g carbohydrate; 3g fiber; 3g total sugar; 0g added sugar; 21g protein; 0% Daily Value of vitamin D; 4% Daily Value of calcium; 10% Daily Value of iron; 6% Daily Value of potassium.