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Hiyashi Chuka


Hiyashi Chuka is a Japanese cold ramen noodle dish with an assortment of toppings doused in a delicious sesame sauce. A light and refreshing vegan meal perfect for the summer months!


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  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp roasted sesame butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds


  • 2 servings fresh ramen noodles (200g)
  • 1 small tomato, sliced into quarters
  • 1 small cucumber, thinly sliced (100g)
  • 6 small slices of vegan ham, thinly sliced
  • vegan egg, optional
  • 1/3 cup corn (100g)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Hot Japanese mustard (optional)


  1. Mix together the dressing ingredients and keep in the fridge to chill.
  2. If using a vegan egg, fry it egg omelette style.
  3. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
  4. While waiting, prep all your topping ingredients by slicing them into thin strips.
  5. Once the water comes to a boil, cook the ramen noodles according to the package instructions, just until they have a nice chewy bite.
  6. Drain the noodles and quickly rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process and to chill the noodles.
  7. Serve the noodles into a shallow bowl. Add all the toppings on top of the bed of ramen and pour over the sesame sauce. Garnish with sesame seeds, pickled ginger and hot mustard if desired.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Stove top
  • Cuisine: Japanese


  • Serving Size: 1 Serving
  • Calories: 807
  • Sugar: 12.92g
  • Sodium: 1847mg
  • Fat: 28.4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.68g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 19.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 111g
  • Fiber: 7.56g
  • Protein: 30.63g
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: hiyashi chuka japanese cold ramen noodle salad