In the latest edition of “Cooking in the Cave,” Jarvis Napier and Jimmy Brown prove you don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen or have a plethora of ingredients and cooking tools to make a delicious, hearty meal. 

The Mercer Dining chefs created a beef teriyaki ramen bowl using just a handful of products available for purchase at the P.O.D. Market on our Macon campus. All you need is a pot, a stove, a knife and a few ingredients to create this dish on your own. Feel free to substitute or add in other flavors to fit your individual preferences.  

“We get our light and bright flavors from the kombucha, and then the beef rehydrated slightly, the teriyaki and the noodles … this is awesome,” Jarvis said. “Even you can shop in the P.O.D. too and find a great meal. Come visit us.”

Beef Teriyaki Ramen Bowl

The Mercer Dining chefs created a beef teriyaki ramen bowl using just a handful of products available for purchase at the P.O.D. Market on our Macon campus.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces beef jerky

  • 2 ounces kombucha

  • 1 pack of beef flavored chow mein noodles

  • 1 quart water

  • 1 ounce snap pea crisps

  • 1 ounce roasted edamame

  • 1 ounce Sriracha roasted cashews

Directions

  • Soak the beef jerky in the kombucha for as little as five minutes to 10 minutes, or up to 24 hours.
  • Bring one quart of water to a boil, and add the chow mein noodles and sauce packet. Let boil for five minutes, stirring every minute.
  • Chop the rehydrated beef jerky down to smaller pieces, add it to the pot with the noodles, and stir. Add in the snap pea crisps and edamame, and stir to combine.
  • Place the chow mein mixture in a bowl. Top with the Sriracha roasted cashews and enjoy.

Recipe Video

 

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