Cook Up Your Own Naruto Ramen Chowdown With These Five Recipes

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Nicholas Friedman
Nicholas Friedman is a career pop culture journalist and Sr. Managing Editor at Funimation. You'll likely find him talking about Mob Psycho 100.

Naruto Ramen Chowdown may have wrapped up its fifth episode, but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep celebrating the delicious food and Shinobi styling at home!

Throughout the original series from Funimation and VIZ Media, chef Jonathan Kung walked us through five uniquely inspired dishes based on some of the core characters of the original Naruto anime series: Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Kakashi and Orochimaru.

In each episode, we were treated to step-by-step instructions on how to serve up some seriously delicious ramen recipes, all while celebrating the origin of everyone’s favorite budding Hokage. And now? Well, we want to share the recipes with you!

Haven’t watched yet? Check out the compilation of all five episodes below! Then, scroll through each episode’s recipe for Naruto Ramen Chowdown and let us know what anime-inspired food content you’d like to see next! Seriously, we had a ton of fun and hope you did too.

And don’t forget to share your creations on social media using #RamenChowdown!


Episode 1: Naruto’s Miso Ramen

naruto recipes

1 pack of miso ramen

1 slab of char siu – 8 oz sliced into 9 pieces

1 stick of narutomaki – thawed

1 egg, soft-boiled

1 bunch of scallions, sliced

1 sheet of roasted seaweed (nori)


Episode 2: Sasuke’s Purple Cold Vermicelli Noodle Salad

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1 bundle of dried vermicelli noodles

2 tsp Szechuan chili oil

2 tbsp ponzu

1 tbsp soy sauce

2 tsp sesame oil

1 cup of spouts

1 English cucumber

1 carrot

3 baby or 1 large bok choy

2 tbsp rice vinegar

1 tbsp sugar

3 small tomatoes

1/4 cup butterfly pea blossoms


Episode 3: Sakura’s Beet and Shoyu Ramen

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1 pack of shoyu or soy ramen

1–2 beets

2 tbsp of preserved bamboo

6 to as many as your heart desires frozen dumplings

2–3 sheets of roasted seaweed (nori)

1/4 cup dried butterfly pea blossoms


Episode 4: Kakashi’s Chidori Ramen

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1 pack of roast chicken ramen

1 breast or thigh from a rotisserie chicken

1–3 tsp Szechuan peppercorn oil (start small and work your way up)

1 tsp – 1 tbsp Lao Gan Ma chili crisp (knowing thyself is critical to mastering the Shinobi way)

1 medium-sized tomato – beefsteak preferred

1 sheet of roasted seaweed (nori)


Episode 5: Orochimaru’s Squid Ink Laksa Ramen

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1 bunch of purple sweet potato noodles (4 oz)

1 pack of laksa ramen

1 tbsp squid ink

3–4 tofu puffs

3–5 shrimp

1 whole squid or cod fillet

1 bunch of scallions

1 bunch of cilantro

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