Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

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Ingredients (18)

  • 3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)
  • 2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, skin on, roughly chopped
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • One 3-inch knob ginger, roughly chopped
  • 2 whole leeks, washed and roughly chopped
  • 2 dozen scallions, white parts only (reserve greens and light green parts for garnishing finished soup)
  • 6 ounces whole mushrooms or mushroom scraps
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless pork shoulder, in one chunk
  • 1/2 cup red miso paste
  • 1/4 cup shoyu
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • Salt, to taste
  • 6 to 8 portions fresh ramen noodles
  • 1 recipe Burnt Garlic-Sesame-Chili Oil
  • 3 to 4 ajitsuke tamago
  • Other toppings such as enoki mushrooms, thinly sliced woodear mushrooms, or bamboo shoots as desired

Directions

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Penicillin

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  • 1.5 oz. Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • 0.75 oz. Honey Syrup
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lagavulin 16
  • Candied Ginger