easy vegan microwave ramen by Sneaky Veg

Easy vegan microwave ramen

Ramen, or Japanese noodle soup, is a delicious and easy vegan meal. This microwave ramen recipe takes just minutes to make, making it a perfect quick, nutritious and filling meal.
Course Soup
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword microwave ramen
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 1 adult
Author Mandy Mazliah


  • 1/2 small white onion peeled and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece of ginger peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp red miso paste
  • 200 g ramen noodles I used frozen ones
  • 500 ml hot vegetable stock
  • red chillies, spring onions, sesame seeds, tofu optional, for serving
Metric - US Customary


  1. Place the onion in a microwavable bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Stir then repeat for 30 seconds.

  2. Add the ginger and garlic and microwave for 10 seconds
  3. Remove. Add the mushrooms, soy sauce and miso paste and 100ml vegetable stock. Stir well and break down the miso paste with the back of a spoon until well combined.

  4. Add the noodles and the rest of the stock.
  5. Cover and heat for one minute. Stir and heat for another minute. If you've used dried noodles you might need to cook for longer.

  6. Top with red chillies, spring onions, sesame seeds and sliced tofu if desired.