fresh Japanese style ramen noodles, remove flavor packs and blanch noodles
nori sheets (optional), slice into strips or squares
MAGNOLIA BROWN EGGS, soft-boiled and peeled
Combine pork belly, chicken soup stock, onion, garlic, mirin, light soy sauce, dried fish, salt and water in a big pot.
Simmer over low heat covered for 45 minutes or until pork is tender. Set aside pork to cool then slice. Continue to reduce stock uncovered for another 10-15 minutes. Strain then add milk to soup. Turn off heat.
Arrange ramen noodles, nori, eggs and pork slices in bowls. Pour soup and serve.
Makes 10 servings.
Dried dilis can be replaced by other dried fish varieties.
Replace 1/2 cup mirin with 1/2 sake for added flavor boost.