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Veggie Yaka Mein

Here is a vegetarian friendly version of Yaka Mein. This dish is known for it’s wonderful blend of Southern and Chinese flavors. Try it without meat, or if you want to add a little protein try seitan, chunks of chicken, pork, or seafood.


1 package of spaghetti (cooked per instructions until al dente)
6 cups of veggie stock
1 teaspoon of cajun seasoning
4 hard boiled eggs (boiled ahead of time and peeled/sliced lengthwise to include the egg yolk)
1 small bundle of green onions, chopped (remove the wilted ends and roots)
1 small bundle of parsley (for garnish)
1 oz. of fresh ginger (skinned and minced)
1 medium carrot diced
1 cup of spinach leaves
1/4 cup of mushroom, cleaned and sliced lengthwise
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
4 tsp. of red pepper flakes


1Boil/prepare your spaghetti and boiled eggs in separate pots first. After spaghetti is ready, drain water and set aside in a colander.Set aside your boiled eggs to cool in a bowl away from any heat before you peel the shell or slice them. Bring veggie stock, soy sauce, minced ginger and Cajun seasoning to a boil in a medium sized pot.
2Set out four bowls. Place a red pepper flakes and 1/4 cup of spinach leaves into the bottom of each bowl. Using tongs place ramen noodles on top of spinach into four bowls. Ladle 1/2 cup of broth into each bowl and then place the slices of eggs on top. Sprinkle with green onions and parsley. Serve with your favorite hot sauce.

Cook's Tips:

For meat lovers version follow this recipe and then add 1 cup of chicken strips, pork, or tilapia (cut in 1 inch segments) or shrimp (peeled, deveined, and whole) to the broth once it begins to boil. Boil meat for 7-10 minutes until seafood is firm or poultry is white (no pink).