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A bowl of Kurume ramen

Kurume Ramen

A tonkotsu ramen recipe inspired by the first bowls served in Kurume.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2
Calories 744 kcal


Ramen Broth

  • 4 cups pork broth
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp sake
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp chili oil (optional)

The Rest

  • 0.5 lb chashu pork (sliced)
  • 4 nori
  • 1 green onion (sliced)
  • ¼ cup bamboo shoots
  • 2 packages ramen noodles


  • Combine pork broth, mirin, and salt in a pot. Simmer on medium low for 10 minutes.
  • In a separate pot, boil ramen noodles according to package, about 5 minutes. Drain, and divide between 2 bowls.
  • Add broth to both bowls. Add the pork, scallions, bamboo shoots, and nori.
  • Add chili oil on top if desired. Enjoy!


For detailed instructions on making pork broth and chashu pork, see Hakata ramen recipe.


Calories: 744kcalCarbohydrates: 70gProtein: 36gFat: 35gSaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 3586mgPotassium: 546mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 320IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Kurume ramen, pork, ramen, scallions, soup, tonkotsu ramen
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