Chicken Ramen Ginger Scallion Sauce

Chicken Ramen Ginger Scallion Sauce Recipe – Get ready for a flavor explosion! Tender chicken, perfectly cooked ramen noodles, and a zesty ginger scallion sauce create a symphony of flavors in every spoonful. It’s a bowl of comfort that’s quick and easy to make. Treat yourself to a delicious and easy meal that’s sure to become a family favorite.

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Stop what you are doing and add this Chicken Ramen in Ginger Scallion Sauce to your menu. OMG! It is SO good. Succulent chicken, perfectly cooked ramen noodles, and a heavenly ginger scallion sauce that brings it all together. The sauce is the star of this meal. It is sweet, savory, and garlicky. It’s a combination that will have you coming back for seconds and thirds.  So fire up that skillet and get ready to indulge in this sensational dish.

What are Scallions?

Scallions and green onions are the exact same thing. The only difference is how they’re chosen to be labeled at the store.

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How to Make Ginger Scallion Sauce

This dish is effortless to make with only a few simple ingredients. Open ramen noodles and discard flavor packets. Cook ramen noodles in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
While noodles are cooking heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add chicken and cook until starting to brown. Add garlic, olive oil, and scallions to the pan. Cook until the garlic is fragrant and the scallions sizzle. Add light soy sauce, ketchup, water, honey, brown sugar, and fresh ginger to the hot oil. Stir the sauce into the scallion mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add butter to the sauce and stir. Add cooked pasta and toss to coat. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Garnish with more sliced green onions and serve immediately.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • You can buy any flavor of ramen noodles. You are not going to use the seasoning packets in this recipe.
  • You can use any neutral oil in this recipe. Olive oil, canola oil, or vegetable oil all work great.
  • Add your favorite vegetables to the skillet.
    • broccoli
    • spinach
    • asparagus
    • green beans
    • mushrooms
    • sugar snap peas
  • Can substitute cooked rice for ramen noodles.
  • I suggest using light or low-sodium soy sauce.
  • Add some chili garlic sauce to the pan for a spicy dish!
  • Can I make Ginger Scallion Sauce ahead of time? Yes! You can make the sauce in a small saucepan in advance.
    • Prepare the sauce according to the directions. Cool to room temperature and store it in the refrigerator for 5 to 7 days in an airtight container.
  • Store leftover pasta in an airtight container in the fridge.
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What to Serve with Chicken Ramen

This sauce is so versatile. You can serve it over a beef and rice bowl, or spoon it over grilled chicken, pork chops, or tuna steaks. Use it as a dipping sauce for dumplings and egg rolls. It also makes a great condiment for shrimp or fish tacos. YUM! 

We top our noodle bowls with a sprinkle of sesame seeds and slices of green onions. To complete the meal, whip up some Teriyaki Broccoli or Asparagus. For a lighter option, a simple green salad with a zesty Asian-inspired dressing will provide a refreshing contrast to the savory chicken. No matter what you serve this chicken dish with, it is sure to become a family favorite!

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Chicken Ramen in Ginger Scallion Sauce

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Chicken Ramen Ginger Scallion Sauce Recipe – Get ready for a flavor explosion! Tender chicken, perfectly cooked ramen noodles, and a zesty ginger scallion sauce create a symphony of flavors in every spoonful. It's a bowl of comfort that's quick and easy to make. Treat yourself to a delicious and easy meal that's sure to become a family favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 2 packs ramen noodles, packets discarded
  • lb boneless skinless chicken, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic from a jar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp ketchup
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter

Instructions:

  • Open ramen noodles and discard flavor packets. Cook ramen noodles in boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • While noodles are cooking heat 1 Tbsp oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add chicken and cook until starting to brown.
  • Add garlic, 1 Tbsp olive oil, and scallions to the pan. Cook until the garlic is fragrant and the scallions sizzle.
  • Add soy sauce, ketchup, water, honey, brown sugar, and fresh ginger to the hot oil.
  • Stir the sauce into the scallion mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add butter to the sauce and stir.
  • Add cooked pasta and toss to coat. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Garnish with more sliced green onions and serve immediately.

Notes:

  • You can buy any flavor of ramen noodles. You are not going to use the seasoning packets in this recipe.
  • You can use any neutral oil in this recipe. Olive oil, canola oil, or vegetable oil all work great.
  • Add your favorite vegetables to the skillet.
    • broccoli
    • spinach
    • asparagus
    • green beans
    • mushrooms
    • sugar snap peas
  • Can substitute cooked rice for ramen noodles.
  • I suggest using light or low-sodium soy sauce.
  • Add some chili garlic sauce to the pan for a spicy dish!
  • Can I make Ginger Scallion Sauce ahead of time? Yes! You can make the sauce in a small saucepan in advance. 
    • Prepare the sauce according to the directions. Cool to room temperature and store it in the refrigerator for 5 to 7 days in an airtight container.
  • Store leftover pasta in an airtight container in the fridge.

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  1. Easy and FULL of flavor! Definitely making again. I added asparagus and topped it with sesame seeds and sriracha.

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