“Hiyashi-Chuka” Cold Ramen

Routine lunch for summer season!

Hiyashi-Chuka is a Japanese chilled noodle with various toppings and it is a good dish for burning off some summer heat.

"Hiyashi-Chuka" Cold Ramen
Cooking of "Hiyashi-Chuka" Cold Ramen

 

Today’s toppings are “Kinshi-Tamago” shred of Tamagoyaki, cucumber, ham, “Wakame”, “Moyashi” bean sprout, and

thin strips of “Beni-Shoga” that is ginger pickled in Umeboshi-vinegar “Ume-Zu”.

“Moyashi” is inexpensive , so good friend of payday before :)  One bag maybe cost 20-40 yen.
Moyashi, Bean sprout

・Hiyashi-Chuka
is a Japanese chilled noodle with various toppings. It is called also “Remen” in Kansai region, but in Kanto region “Remen” means Korean chilled noodle. 冷やし中華(ひやしちゅうか) literally “chilled Chinese dish”
・Kinshi-Tamago
is thin strips of Tamagoyaki.  錦糸卵(きんしたまご) literally “colorful string egg”
・Moyashi
is a bean sprout. Mainly three kinds of beans are used, mung bean (green gram), black gram and soy bean .  モヤシ(もやし
・Beni-Shoga
is a ginger pickled in Umeboshi-vinegar “Ume-Zu”.  The color of red is dyed by red perilla.  紅生姜(べにしょうが) literally “red fresh ginger”