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Can you cook instant noodles with hot water? Answered

Can you cook instant ramen with hot water? Not the instant cup ones, but the instant pack ones, the one that you usually have to cook.
What I mean by "with hot water" is cooking that pack noodles (where you usually have to cook) like a cup instant noodles.

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TheRamenRater

6 years ago

Yes. This is called steeping. Add the water and noodles and cover. Let stand for 3 minutes. Very standard.

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lemonie

6 years ago

If they're "instant" noodles, that is what "instant" means - no need for boiling.

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rickharris

6 years ago

If you let them stand I guess so - Even dry Spaghetti will go soft if you soak it for long enough (needs heat to cook the flour though.)

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mpilchfamily

6 years ago

Yes, Just poor the boiling water on, cover the dish and wait about 20 minutes. I do it all the time. If the water isn't boiling then it could take much longer for the noodles to absorb the water if at all. Sometimes you end up with slightly crunchy noodles. No big deal really.