Hiyashi chuka served in a white shallow bowl and a small jar of dipping sauce and a pair of chopstick
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Hiyashi Chuka with Goma(Sesame) dressing

Hiyashi Chuka Cold Ramen is a refreshing Japanese cold noodle dish. All you need to know about how to make this dish with different topping and sauce options.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: #Chilled noodle, #Cold Ramen, #Hiyashi Chuka
Servings: 2
Calories: 575kcal
Author: Shihoko | Chopstick Chronicles


  • 2 packets of store bought ramen noodles
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 50 g ham
  • 2 eggs to make Kinshi Tamago

Sesame dressing

  • 1 tsp Chicken gara soup stock powder *1
  • 100 ml hot water
  • 4 tbs white sesame seeds paste
  • 2 tbs soy sauce
  • 3 tbs sugar
  • 3 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp Sesame seeds

Soy sauce vinaigrette

  • 1 tsp Chicken gara soup stock powder
  • 100 ml hot water
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp sesame seed oil

Garnish suggestions *2

  • 2 tbsp pickled ginger
  • 1 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 tbsp Japanese kewpie mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds


Making sauce

  • Dissolve the chicken gara soup stock powder by adding hot water and stirring in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well and chill in the fridge until serving.

Hiyashi Chuka(cold noodle)

  • Fry the egg thinly and cut it into thin strips. Set it aside to cool down.
  • Slice the tomato thinly, shave the ham, cut the cucumber into thin sticks. Set all aside.
  • Cook the noodle as per the packet instructions then allow it cool down. *3
  • Assemble the Hiyashi Chuka by placing the cooked and chilled noodles on a plate then top with cucumber, tomato, ham and egg.
  • Garnish with pickled ginger, a slice of lemon, chopped scallion. Add a little bit of Japanese mayonnaise and mustard.
  • Pour the sesame dressing over the top and sprinkle with sesame seeds.



*1 Chicken gara soup stock powder is available online Chicken gara soup stock
*2 These suggestions are optional. 
*3 Tips to make delicious Hiyashi Chuka are to drain water well and chill all ingredients well. So that the sauce will not be diluted with the remaining water in noodles. 
*4 Toppings are replaceable as you like. 


Calories: 575kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 4467mg | Potassium: 522mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 7.9mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3.3mg